The City of Milford operates its own Electric Division in order to provide electric services to commercial and residential customers within Milford. There are 10 employees in the Electric Division that operate bucket trucks, trucks, trailers, and trenchers daily.
The City of Milford is a member of the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC) and purchases power on the PJM Power Grid, which is then delivered by the Electric Division to its customers. Approximately 6,500 customers are supplied power from the city.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The Delaware Energy Assistance Program (DEAP) is a federally funded program for low-income families that need help in meeting their costs of home energy. The Division of State Service Centers (DSSC) administers this program on a contractual basis with Catholic Charities, Inc. Funds are provided by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). DEAP services provide assistance to income eligible families to help them meet their home energy needs. Income eligibility is defined as 200% of the federal poverty level.