GOVERNOR MARKELL'S WEEKLY MESSAGE
December 6, 2013 - ) In his weekly message, Governor Markell shares ways in which Delaware has earned recognition as one of the top solar states in the country.
“Our growth in solar energy is just one part of our larger shift to cleaner energy,” said Governor Markell. “We’ve shut down, or converted to cleaner and cheaper fuel at nine out of ten coal plants, helping to bring down energy costs. We’re building state of the art power plants and we’ve become a national leader in fuel cell and geothermal energy production, while making investments in energy efficiency.”
GOVERNOR MARKELL AT WORK
October 16, 2013 - The Governor joined Bloom Energy Principal Co-Founder & CEO KR Sridhar and others to celebrate the opening of Bloom’s new Delaware plant. Bloom Energy, an innovative fuel cell company, is producing Bloom Boxes at its new plant, the site of the former Chrysler factory. Bloom generates clean, highly efficient power from natural gas or other fuels. The company employs approximately 80 people at its Newark site; is currently hiring and intends to hire hundreds of Delawareans over the next few years.