DEMEC was incorporated in 1979 as a public corporation constituted as a Joint Action Agency and a wholesale electric utility. DEMEC represents and serves the nine municipal electric distribution utilities located in the State of Delaware.
DEMEC Members consist of (from North to South):
- City of Newark
- MSC of the City of New Castle
- Town of Middletown
- Town of Clayton
- Town of Smyrna
- City of Dover
- City of Milford
- Lewes Board of Public Works
- City of Seaford
Collectively, they serve over 129,000 residents and businesses in their communities. In total, DEMEC’s Members have a peak load over 460 megawatts. DEMEC is a generation owner and the PJM Load Serving Entity (“LSE”) for eight of these municipal utilities (except Dover) and provides 100% of their wholesale power supply requirements.
Goal & Mission
The continued goal and mission of DEMEC is to advance the principles of public power community ownership and provide competitive, reliable energy supply and services to its members’ communities. DEMEC is able to accomplish its mission through active representation and participation in regional and federal arenas.