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Economic Development

DEMEC and its municipal members are dedicated to contributing to the economic growth of Delaware and to making a lasting beneficial impact on the communities we serve. We are committed to helping our member communities and local economic development teams improve the quality of life as well as grow sustainable communities. Economic growth in Delaware is critical to the stability of our communities and state. As such, DEMEC and its members work to provide a total package of value-added benefits to businesses locating to our communities. Cost of total services in our members’ territories are competitive. The reliability of our services is of the utmost importance to us and what makes our communities an attractive place for businesses to locate. We truly understand the importance of going above and beyond keeping the lights on in order for our businesses to thrive and succeed.

Population

Member

2017

Dover

37,686

Newark

35,642

Middletown

21,897

Smyrna

11,584

Milford

11,075

Seaford

7,750

New Castle

5,348

Clayton

3,249

Lewes

3,083

 

If your business is considering locating or expanding, there is no better place than in one of DEMEC’s public power communities. Like DEMEC, Delaware is fiscally strong and currently holds high bond ratings from all three major rating agencies. Please take a moment to learn more about DEMEC’s members and the competitive advantages of doing business in a public power community and in the state of Delaware.