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2014-10-16 16:24:59

DOVER, Del., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that the Florida Public Service Commission ("PSC") has approved a $3.75 million rate increase for electric customers of Florida Public Utilities Company ("FPU"), a Chesapeake subsidiary. The PSC approved the joint recommendation of FPU and the Office of Public Counsel ("OPC") to adopt the "Stipulation and Settlement Agreement ("Agreement")." The base rate increase...

2014-09-19 08:22:48

DOVER, Del., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that its subsidiary, Eight Flags Energy, LLC ("Eight Flags"), is pursuing the development and construction of a combined heat and power plant in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island in Nassau County, Florida. The plant will be built on a site to be leased from Rayonier Performance Fibers, LLC ("Rayonier Performance Fibers"), a subsidiary of Rayonier Advanced Materials,...

2011-03-07 18:16:00

DOVER, Del., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A record-high net income of $26.1 million, or $2.73 per share, in 2010, compared to $15.9 million and $2.15 per share in 2009. Excluding the impact of the FPU merger and merger-related costs, Chesapeake's legacy businesses generated net income of $17.2 million, or $2.44 per share, in 2010, compared to $15.3 million, or $2.20 per share, in 2009. The $0.24 per share increase generated by Chesapeake's legacy businesses in 2010 represents an...

2010-12-09 08:05:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU) and Central Florida Gas (CFG) have selected APOGEE Interactive's suite of Web-based energy tools to help their customers evaluate home energy use and find ways to save on their energy costs. Atlanta-based APOGEE currently provides online home energy audits, energy calculators and energy education to more than 500 energy utilities nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091210/CL23938LOGO ) FPU...

2010-11-04 15:10:00

DOVER, Del., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced increased financial results for both the quarter ended and the nine months ended September 30, 2010. The Company's results for both periods reflect strong growth in the Company's legacy businesses, as well as the results of Florida Public Utilities Company ("FPU"), which Chesapeake acquired in October of 2009. The Company's net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2010...

2010-08-09 15:04:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today its purchase of the natural gas operating assets of Indiantown Gas Company (Indiantown Gas or IGC), a natural gas distribution and transportation company headquartered in Indiantown, Florida. Indiantown Gas was founded in 1960 to bring natural gas and propane service to the Indiantown, Florida area. IGC provides...

2010-08-05 11:02:00

DOVER, Del., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John R. Schimkaitis, Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced that the Board of Directors appointed Matthew Kim to Assistant Vice President of the Company at their meeting yesterday. In addition, Kevin J. Webber and Jeffrey S. Sylvester have been appointed to Vice Presidents of Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU); and Sean Garguilo has been appointed to Assistant...


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