Norwich Public Utilities (NPU)

A municipally owned utility serving Norwich, CT with
natural gas, electricity, water and sewer services.


Winter 2017

Memo from John Bilda

John Bilda

NPU ahead of the curve nationally on renewable energy

A recent report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) reveals that as of the end of 2015, 13.8% of total electricity generation in the United States now comes from renewable sources.  The report, the 2015 Renewable Energy Data Book, is produced for the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.


NPU successfully completes water testing program

Results for copper, lead well within federal and state standards

In late October, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) announced that it had successfully completed a comprehensive water testing program that confirms that its water quality is well within the federal and state standards for both copper and lead.


NPU issues Water Supply Warning as drought conditions persist in region

Utility asking for 10% reduction in water use by commercial, residential customers

As drought conditions in the region continue into the winter months, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) continues to operate under a Water Supply Warning and has put into place water conservation measures for both commercial and residential until conditions improve.


NPU’s launches T-12 Change-Out / Rebate Program

Initiative will help small businesses save big money

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has launched a T-12 Change-Out/Rebate Program that will help small businesses use less energy and save money every month by switching from high wattage T-12 bulbs to low wattage LED T-8 bulbs.


NPU commercial customers earn more than $402,000 in rebates in 2016

With $90,650 in rebates in Q4, program continues to support local businesses

NPU completed another very successful year of providing programs and services to help Commercial and Industrial customers save money on their energy bills each month – in addition to earning significant rebates.



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Natural Gas: 860-887-7207
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