Electric

The City of Seaford Electric Dept. provides electric power to approximately 4,156 customers (4154 electric meters) within the city limits. The city owns and maintains 2 substations, 89.35 miles of distribution lines, both overhead and underground, and 2 miles of transmission wires, all overhead. This complex network of lines and substations is maintained by a highly trained and dedicated staff. The department consist of the Director of Electric, an Operations Coordinator, a Technical leader and 8 Lineman. The Seaford Electric Dept. is committed to providing its customers with the most cost effective and reliable power possible.

In 2008 the City of Seaford purchased more than 114.2 million KWH of energy for distribution to its customers. Our peak demand was 25,400 KW in 2007. Its association with the Delaware Municipal Electric Corp. (DEMEC) allows the city to purchase electric energy at some of the lowest rates possible while maintaining price stability in a volatile energy market. DEMEC is a joint action agency consisting of 9 municipal electric utilities in the state of Delaware. You can learn more about DEMEC at www.demecinc.net

Contacting Us

Although we do our very best to keep the lights on, events beyond our control such as weather, animals or vehicular accidents can and will cause the occasional interruption in electric service. To report an outage, downed lines or other electric issues contact the Seaford Electric Dept. at 302-629-9841. In the event of a utility emergency after our normal business hours, please use 302-629-4550 to contact the Electric Department.

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