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DEMEC warns of possible electric rate hikes

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

At a recent workshop, Kimberly Schlichting, CEO of the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), warned of a possible rate increase due to changes at the Indian River Power Plant. Schlichting began her presentation by apologizing for bringing bad news. “I wish I was bringing better news, but if anything, misery loves company,” Schlichting said. “We’re not alone in what I’m …