Norwich Public Utilities (NPU)

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


Spring 2017

Memo from John Bilda

John Bilda

There is value for Norwich in a storm that missed the mark

On Tuesday, March 14, like all of you, I was expecting that the Rose City would be pounded by a classic Nor’easter. According to the media, we should have expected high winds and up to 20 inches of snow. 


Tips for energy efficiency from the SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration offers the following tips for helping your business save money on energy costs each month.


Update on FY 2018 NPU proposed budget

On Tuesday, March 28, NPU presented its Board of Commissioners with a draft budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The information will be considered by the Board in the weeks to come and, if approved, will be part of the City of Norwich budget later this spring.


NPU proposes change to PGA charge in FY 2018 budget

As part of the proposed NPU budget for 2018, we have proposed an increase to our Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) charge. The rate, which has been a negative 3.5 cents per CCF for the past 24 months, will be increased to 6.5 cents per CCF effective July 1, 2017, if the proposed budget is approved.


12 Commercial customers earn $81,727 in rebates for energy-efficient lighting

Twelve local businesses received $81,727 in rebates from NPU for installing energy-efficient lighting in or around their facilities during the first quarter of 2017. In addition to the rebates, these customers will save an estimated $68,037 on their energy bills each year going forward.



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Natural Gas: 860-887-7207
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