Sept. 10, 2021 | Dover, DE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that two of its businesses were recognized for the second consecutive year with Stars of Delaware 2021 awards by the Delaware State News. Chesapeake Utilities, the Company’s natural gas distribution system on the Delmarva Peninsula, was honored as the “Best Company with Over 50 People,” and Sharp Energy, the Company’s propane distribution subsidiary, received the award for “Best Propane Company.”

The Stars of Delaware awards celebrate and recognize the best Delaware has to offer. This year’s contest received more than 18,000 nominations and 27,000 votes.

“Customers in the communities where we live and work are extensions of our Chesapeake Utilities family,” said Shane Breakie, vice president of Chesapeake Utilities. “Their votes of confidence reflect our commitment to playing an active role and being a constant resource in those communities.”

“We are thrilled to be recognized again this year with Stars of Delaware honors,” said Andrew Hesson, vice president of Sharp Energy. “It’s rewarding to know that our commitment to safety and exceptional customer service is recognized by our customers across our service territories, and we look forward to delivering value for many years to come.”

About Chesapeake Utilities
Chesapeake Utilities, the corporation’s Delmarva Peninsula natural gas distribution operations, serves approximately 94,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Delaware and Maryland. Chesapeake’s Delaware division serves southern New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties. Chesapeake’s Maryland division operates on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in Wicomico, Dorchester, Caroline, and Cecil Counties. Its subsidiary Sandpiper Energy operates a natural gas and propane distribution system in Worcester County. Its subsidiary Elkton Gas delivers natural gas to Elkton, Maryland.  Chesapeake Utilities, headquartered in Dover, Delaware, operates the only public natural gas fueling station on the Delmarva Peninsula. For more information about the Company and the SHARING program, visit

About Sharp Energy
Sharp Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. Headquartered in Georgetown, Delaware, the company distributes propane gas to approximately 65,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Florida. With four rail facilities and over three million gallons of propane gas storage, Sharp Energy has established a solid supply portfolio. Sharp Energy is a proud partner of Alliance AutoGas, a national network of companies that have joined together to deliver a comprehensive alternative fueling solution including EPA-certified propane AutoGas vehicle conversions, on-site fueling infrastructure, fuel supply, safety and operational training, and ongoing technical support. To learn more about Sharp Energy, visit

About Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy delivery company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, which is engaged in natural gas transmission and distribution; electricity generation and distribution; propane gas distribution; mobile compressed natural gas (CNG) utility services and solutions; and other businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s businesses is available at and on the Annual Report Microsite at

Please note that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is not affiliated with Chesapeake Energy, an oil and natural gas exploration company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


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Brianna Patterson
Manager, Public Relations and Strategic Communications
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