POPULATION (2015): 945,936
REGISTERED CARS & LIGHT TRUCKS: 922,771
ANNUAL GAS CONSUMPTION (2014): 430 Million GPY
TOTAL RETAIL STATIONS: 249
Northern-grade RFG is used statewide; it is required in Kent and New Castle counties. Sussex County opted in.
Contact information for key state regulatory agencies
Department of Weights and Measures, 302-698-4500
Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Acquisition Requirements
All new light-duty vehicles purchased by Delaware state agencies, departments, and offices must be hybrid electric, alternative fuel, fuel-efficient, or low emission vehicles, unless such a purchase compromises health, safety, or law enforcement needs. (Executive Order 18, 2010)
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit
(Originally expired 12/31/13 - retroactively extended through 12/31/16, by H.R. 2029) Fueling equipment for E85 installed between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2016, is eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost, not to exceed $30,000. Station owners with multiple locations can use the credit towards each site. For more information about claiming the credit, see IRS Form 8911.
Ethanol plant direct E85/ethanol sales
Click here for a complete list of domestic ethanol producers and sales contacts for E85/direct ethanol sales
AVG STATION (144,000 GPM)