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.
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
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
NPU installation of new LED streetlights nearly complete City-wide conversion project on schedule for completion in October
Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) began the process of replacing all public and private streetlights across Norwich in late August and is currently on schedule for all 4,984 new streetlights to be installed by the early weeks of October. “This project will provide a number of benefits for our community in the years to come,” said
NPU receives national commendation for electric restoration efforts in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Florida
In September, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) received three national commendations from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for its mutual aid efforts in Puerto Rico, Florida and the US Virgin Islands in 2017 and 2018. “While we are proud to be recognized by our peers of the APPA, we are truly gratified to know that
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
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
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
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.