AMI Meter Installations

Starting the week of October 15, 2018, three employees from Vanguard Utility Services will be continuing the deployment of automated metering infrastructure, better known as AMI meters, for water and electric customers.  They will start with water meters.

The value and importance of Public Power

Each year, the American Public Power Association (APPA) celebrates Public Power Week to recognize and celebrate the value and importance that public power providers bring to communities across the United States. This year, Public Power Week will run between October 7th and 13th. At Norwich Public Utilities (NPU), we use Public Power Week as an 

Don’t forget the utilities when planning a new location

By Fawn Walker Norwich Public Utilities I recently sat in on a teleconference seminar hosted by the Community Economic Development Fund (CEDF) about the range of issues to consider before buying a commercial building. There was a lot of very helpful information provided on the financial aspects of the transaction but very little provided about 

15 NPU Commercial customers earn $90,246 in Q3 rebates

Fifteen Commercial customers of NPU completed 20 efficiency upgrade projects in the 3rd Quarter of 2018 and earned $90,246 in rebates by investing in energy efficient lighting, heating and cooling upgrades. The majority of the projects were lighting upgrades which earned $52,246 in rebates following investments by the customers of a collective $171,000. These lights 

NPU claims Lineworker Rodeo title for third straight year

For the third consecutive year, a three-man lineworker team from Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has won the Lineworkers Rodeo, an annual event hosted by the New England Public Power Association (NEPPA) in Littleton, MA on September 20 and 21. The three NPU lineworkers participating were Grahm Andruskiewicz, Will Bowman and Jim Rogers. “Time and time 

Your NPU Day to celebrate Public Power and Public Gas Week

On Saturday, October 13, 2018 NPU is inviting the public to join us at Howard Brown Park in Norwich from 11 AM to 2 PM for “Your NPU” Day.  This event includes Touch a Truck with a variety of NPU trucks on display, utility demonstrations, Tilly and more.  It’s a great way to meet with 

Mass Mutual Aid

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) is sending 13 employees to assist with the response to a series of natural gas explosions on Thursday evening in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, Massachusetts. Media reports indicate there were 60-80 fires and 40 homes damaged in the communities which are served by Columbia Gas.