Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. announces adjournment of Annual Shareholders' Meeting



    
    Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States
    dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "CUP.U".
    

    GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - Caribbean Utilities
Company, Ltd. ("CUC" or the "Company") announced today that due to the current
forecast path of Hurricane Gustav, it is the intent of management and the
Board of Directors to adjourn the Annual General and Special Meeting of
shareholders scheduled for Friday, August 29, 2008, for one week.
    Shareholders should note that the Annual General and Special Meeting will
be reconvened at the Marriott Beach Resort on Friday, September 5, 2008 at
noon.

    CUC provides electricity to Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, under an
Electricity Generation Licence expiring in 2029 and an exclusive Electricity
Transmission and Distribution Licence expiring in 2028. Further information is
available at www.cuc-cayman.com.

    Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd., on occasion, includes forward-looking
statements in its media releases, Canadian securities regulatory authorities
filings, shareholder reports and other communications. Forward-looking
statements include statements that are predictive in nature, depend upon
future events or conditions, or include words such as "expects",
"anticipates", "plan", "believes", "estimates", "intends", "targets",
"projects", "forecasts", "schedule", or negative versions thereof and other
similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as "may", "will",
"should", "would" and "could". Forward-looking statements are based on
underlying assumptions by their very nature and are subject to certain risks
and uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary from plans, targets
and estimates. Such risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to
general economic, market and business conditions, regulatory developments and
weather conditions. CUC cautions readers that actual results may vary
significantly from those expected should certain risks or uncertainties
materialize or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect. The Company
disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise.

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For further information:

For further information: Douglas H. Murray, Corporate Secretary, Phone:
(345) 949-5200, Fax: (345) 949-4621, Email: investor@cuc.ky.


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