Delaware has progressive standards and programs, such as the Sustainable Energy Utility for energy conservation, to promote renewable energy adoption and use. The University of Delaware (UD) is a national leader in renewable energy research and technology innovation. It is home to the UD Energy Institute, UD Center for Energy and Environmental Policy and the UD Institute for Energy Conversion.

Delaware Technology Park (DTP) is an advisor to the Delaware Technical and Community College for their workforce development programs in energy conservation and renewable energy, and has connection to several other renewable energy companies including: