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Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Expands Propane Services in Florida with Acquisition of Hernando Gas

DOVER, Del. – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that its subsidiary, Florida Public Utilities (FPU), has acquired the propane operating assets of Hernando Gas, based in Hernando, Florida. Through this acquisition, the Company expands its operating footprint further into Florida, where customers will be served by FPU. “Propane’s reliability, versatility and superior performance make it a fuel of choice for many Floridians,” said Jeff Householder, president and chief executive officer, Chesapeake Utilities. “We are confident that FPU will provide our new propane customers with the same exceptional service that they have been accustomed to receiving.” “This is a strategic [...]

December 16, 2022|

Florida Public Utilities, Sharp Energy Continue to Monitor Tropical Storm Nicole, Urging Customers to Prepare

Yulee, Fla. – Florida Public Utilities (FPU) and Sharp Energy, subsidiaries of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, are actively monitoring and preparing for Tropical Storm Nicole, which is expected to impact the companies’ service territories. Both companies are adjusting Company staffing and preparing electric, natural gas and propane personnel in Florida and in our service areas outside of Florida to respond to any potential service interruptions that may result from heavy rain and high wind gusts from the storm. Emergency response and recovery plans have been activated to ensure a safe and efficient restoration of services, should that be necessary. The restoration priority plan [...]

November 9, 2022|

Florida Public Utilities Monitors Subtropical Storm Nicole, Urges Customers to Prepare

Yulee, Fla. – Florida Public Utilities (FPU), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, is actively monitoring and preparing for Subtropical Storm Nicole, which is expected to impact FPU’s service territory. Emergency response and recovery plans have been activated to ensure a safe and efficient restoration of services, should that be necessary. The restoration priority plan calls for initial restoration to critical community infrastructure, such as public health and safety organizations. Restoration efforts will begin when conditions are safe to do so. For hurricane updates and additional safety information, please visit www.FPUCHurricaneUpdates.com. The Company is adjusting staffing and preparing personnel in Florida and [...]

November 8, 2022|

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Commits $100,000 to Support Hurricane Relief Efforts in Florida

DOVER, Del. – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) committed $100,000 to support communities devastated by Hurricane Ian. The funds expand access to shelters, accelerate debris removal, support recovery from agricultural losses, provide food and personal items and enable the delivery of other supplies and resources to those in need following the massive storm. “Chesapeake Utilities has a long-standing presence in Florida through our Florida Public Utilities and Sharp Energy subsidiaries,” said Melissa Stamper, community affairs director. “We are committed to helping these communities and those who are affected by the impact of Hurricane Ian.” The Company’s total $100,000 commitment is allocated to [...]

October 31, 2022|