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new economic- development electric rate help position Southern
established businesses that expand in Sussex or Kent counties. Southern Delaware has so much to                    Cooperative’s rates are among the lowest in the region. This economic-development rate will make our service area even more attractive to       period of four years. To qualify for the special          megawatt or more of load. Businesses will also need to create at least 25 new jobs or spend at       
is to encourage industry to move into Central
               information about our economic-development        of Economic Development at 302-349-3120 or
A:The new economic-development rate offers discounts to new businesses or
J. William Andrew
President and CEO
Delaware Electric
Q:How will Delaware
Electric Cooperative’s
   Developing Tomorrow’s Workforce:
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC), located in Georgetown, is a leader in the community when it comes to creating private-public partnerships to ensure that local companies have a well- trained workforce at their fingertips, and that DTCC graduates have well-paying positions awaiting them in the community.
The Delmarva (Delaware-Maryland-Virginia) region has a need for skilled aviation mechanics and maintenance workers, particularly
in Georgetown, where ALOFT AeroArchitects is located at the Delaware Coastal Airport.
ALOFT AeroArchitects is known for providing the aircraft industry with high levels of expertise and service related to interior completion, aircraft and maintenance modifications, and engineering certifications. Formerly PATS Aircraft, this 40-year-old company expanded from servicing the retrofit market to providing Boeing and Bombardier with PATS Auxiliary Fuel System kits that would become the basis for their high-end customers with large business jets.
ALOFT AeroArchitects
• Named one of America’s safest companies by EHS Today magazine
• 20+ years of growth at Delaware Coastal Airport
• 270 employees

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