City Departments

Electric Department


Please contact the Customer Service Department at

302-736-7035,   5 East Reed Street

Monday thru Friday  8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Utility applications, connects & disconnects, utility billing inquiries, payments or general inquiries.


          *********The City of Dover has received several inquiries from customers due to high electric bills.  The weather conditions this summer have created substantial demand and consumption on the electric system.  This demand and consumption has increased electric bills in general.  If you have concerns regarding your electric bill, please contact our Customer Service Department at 736-7035 to review your account.       


Electric T&D, Administration, Engineering & Construction

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday (7:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.)

Office Phone:
Electrical T&D, Engineering & Administration: (302) 736-7070

Utility Emergencies 24 Hours 7 Days a week:

System Operations: (302)736-7086 or (302)736-7060

Office Fax:
(302) 736-7081


Harry A. Maloney, III.

General Email: doverelectric[at sign]


Mailing Address:
860 Buttner Place
Dover, DE 19904


The City of Dover Electric Department is responsible for the reliability of our electric and the engineering, construction and maintenance of the electric infrastructure.

The City of Dover is a member of the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation, Inc. (DEMEC). DEMEC is a public corporation constituted as a Joint Action Agency and a wholesale electric utility. DEMEC represents nine municipal electric distribution utilities located in the state of Delaware. The members of DEMEC comprise all the major towns in Delaware except Wilmington. Other DEMEC members are: Clayton, Middletown, Milford, Newark, New Castle, Seaford, and Smyrna. The ultimate mission of DEMEC is to advance the principles of public power community ownership and provide competitive, reliable energy supply and services to our member’s stakeholders and customers

For more information on DEMEC, please visit their website at




Electric Service Handbook

Prepared for any Storm