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About Chesapeake Utilities

Chesapeake Utilities is headquartered in Dover, Delaware and provides electricity in 4 counties within Florida. Recently filed reports by the company showed a total customer base of 30,227 customers. Exactly 25,745 are residential customers, 4,480 are commercial customers and 2 are industrial accounts. Consumers of Chesapeake Utilities pay an average residential electricity rate of 18.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.24% above Florida's average price of 15.67 cents and 18.12% above the national average of 15.68 cents. In 2022 they sold 661,713 megawatt hours by way of retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 679,236 megawatt hours procured by the company.

Consumers of the supplier have an average monthly residential power bill of $185.66. This is 9.55% more than the Florida average of $172.69. The provider is not associated with any electricity generation plants and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other providers. The grid operated by the company experiences an average of 1.7 outages per consumer each year, with outages lasting roughly 202.7 minutes. The nationwide average for other providers is 1.27 outages per customer and about 137.24 minutes an outage.

Chesapeake Utilities Net Metering

Customers of Chesapeake Utilities have the ability to take advantage of net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically viable as it allows people to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Chesapeake Utilities reported a yearly loss of about 2.50% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity generation business and companies must report these losses. This percentage of loss results in them receiving a ranking of 5th best out of 51 providers who report energy loss in the state and 278th best out of 3518 in the nation.

Chesapeake Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Chesapeake Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.117/kWh$249.43/mo.$107.36/mo.
2699th18.53¢Chesapeake Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
2758th$185.66Average monthly electricity bill for Chesapeake Utilities' residential customers

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Chesapeake Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Subsidiary Company:Florida Public Utilities
  • Headquarters:909 Silver Lake Boulevard
    Dover, Delaware 19904
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jeff M. Householder

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Chesapeake Utilities Service

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    Top 10 Lowest Energy Loss
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    Energy Loss

    Chesapeake Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


    Total Energy Loss


    278 National Rank

    Grid Reliability

    Length & Frequency of Chesapeake Utilities' Power Outages

    202.7 min.

    vs. national average of 137.24 min.

    1.7 outages/yr

    vs. national average of 1.27

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    Chesapeake Utilities State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

    Chesapeake Utilities County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Calhoun County13,863417.39$178.83/mo
    Jackson County48,067317.67$177.56/mo
    Liberty County7,987317.31$178.30/mo
    Nassau County97,899217.33$176.86/mo

    Cities Chesapeake Utilities Has Coverage

    * City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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    Chesapeake Utilities FAQ:

    What is the phone number for Chesapeake Utilities?

    The Chesapeake Utilities phone number is (302) 734-6799.

    What cities does Chesapeake Utilities have customers in in?

    Chesapeake Utilities serves electricity to 16 cities throughout the nation.

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for Chesapeake Utilities customers?

    Consumers of Chesapeake Utilities, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 18.53 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    When will Chesapeake Utilities power be restored?

    Average outage times for Chesapeake Utilities are around 202.7 minutes per outage.

    How many counties does Chesapeake Utilities supply electricity to?

    Chesapeake Utilities provides electricity in 4 counties in the nation.

    What is the average bundled bill for Chesapeake Utilities customers each month?

    The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Chesapeake Utilities is $185.66. The state average bundled bill is $172.69 and the national average is $172.69.

    Who is the CEO of Chesapeake Utilities?

    Chesapeake Utilities' CEO is Jeff M. Householder.

    Does Chesapeake Utilities have any subsidiary companies?

    Florida Public Utilities is owned by Chesapeake Utilities.

    Nick Reese
    Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
    Published: 2022-06-02