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On Earth Day, and Every Day, We’re “Abuzz” with Energy to Support a Healthier, Happy Planet

Today is Earth Day! Founded 54 years ago and celebrated every April 22, Earth Day brings attention to ways we can all work together to protect our planet. Delmarva Power works hard every day to act responsibly, be a leader in addressing environmental challenges, and partner with our customers and communities to create a more sustainable future.

Here are a few examples of ways we are helping protect our plant:

Helping You Save. We offer a variety of programs and resources to help customers reduce their energy use, lower their energy bill and ultimately reduce their climate impact. Visit to access programs to make your home or business more efficient, find no- to low-cost energy savings tips, and check out tools on My Account that can show you where you use the most energy and ways you can adjust.

Maintaining Critical Habitats. We’re committed to protecting wildlife and the habitats where they live and breed. Through ongoing management of our rights-of-way, the corridors of land around our power lines, we are partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to promote Monarch Butterfly and other pollinator habitats, creating friendly eco-systems that can benefit a large and diverse array of species. Thanks to these efforts, we were awarded two wildlife conservation certifications for providing safe habitats. Through fundraising events, we raised approximately $60,000 for wildlife conservation in 2023. We also install equipment designed to protect avian life and limit their interactions with overhead poles and wires.

Supporting Cleaner Air. In 2023, we reduced greenhouse gas emissions by replacing more than 8 miles of gas pipes throughout our region. We also have 144 electric vehicles in our fleet, helping to keep the air clean in Delaware and Maryland. These efforts help us work toward our Path to Clean commitment to reach net-zero operations-driven emissions by 2050. We also support customers who may be interested in transitioning to an electric vehicle through our electric vehicle programs.

Empowering our customers, championing responsible practices, and partnering with our communities are core elements of our sustainability strategy. While there’s always more to achieve, this Earth Month, we celebrate the progress we are making together and look forward to the exciting path ahead.