Legal Notices

_____________________________________

BEFORE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF MARYLAND

                                                                                                                                                           

CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION,
SANDPIPER ENERGY, INC., AND ELKTON
GAS COMPANY’S JOINT PETITION FOR                            CASE NO. 9721
APPROVAL OF CHANGES IN THEIR
DEPRECIATION RATES

___

CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION –
MARYLAND DIVISION, SANDPIPER
ENERGY, INC. AND ELKTON GAS
COMPANY’S APPLICATION FOR A                                      CASE NO. 9722
GENERAL INCREASE IN THEIR NATURAL
GAS RATES AND FOR APPROVAL OF
CERTAIN OTHER CHANGES TO THEIR
NATURAL GAS TARIFFS

                                                                                                                                                           

NOTICE OF PRE-HEARING CONFERENCES

TO: ALL CUSTOMERS OF CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION, SANDPIPER ENERGY, INC. AND ELKTON GAS COMPANY (“COMPANIES”) AND OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS

On January 30, 2024, the Companies filed a Joint Petition with the Maryland Public Service Commission (the “Commission”) for revised and consolidated depreciation rates for their natural gas distribution plant, which was assigned Case No 9721.   Also on January 30, 2024, the Companies filed a Joint Application for increases to their base rates for gas distribution service and for certain other changes to their natural gas tariffs, which was assigned Case No. 9722.  In Case No. 9722, the Companies also requested consolidation of the three tariffs into one unified tariff in anticipation of the Companies combining their operations and assets into one local distribution company.

A Public Utility Law Judge appointed by the Commission will conduct virtual pre-hearing conferences concerning Case Nos. 9721 and 9722 on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 12:00 p.m. for Case No. 9721 and at 1:00 p.m. for Case No. 9722.  The hearings will be held virtually and streamed live for viewing only via Public Utility Law Judge’s YouTube Channel (https://bit.ly/2X6wLiP). To participate in a pre-hearing conference, please send an email to [email protected] by 12:00 Noon on March 4, 2024.  The purpose of the pre-hearing conferences will be to establish procedural schedules, consider petitions to intervene, and discuss any other preliminary matters.

To participate in either proceeding as a party, please file a petition to intervene by March 4, 2024.  Petitions to intervene may be filed electronically through the Commission’s website at www.psc.state.md.us or sent by first-class mail to the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Andrew S. Johnston, 6 Saint Paul Street Baltimore, Maryland 21202-6806, referencing Case No. 9721 or Case No. 9722.

____________________________________________

Tariffs

For information on Chesapeake Utilities’ rates and tariffs, please download the applicable document below.

Tariff Information for New Castle, Kent & Sussex Counties, Delaware
Tariff Information for Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Somerset & Wicomico Counties, Maryland
Proposed Tariff for Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester & Wicomico Counties (effective date to be determined)