Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) will mark Public Power and Public Gas Week with Your NPU Day, a free event which will be held on Saturday October 13, at Howard Brown Park, starting at 11:00 am.

“NPU is excited to celebrate Public Power and Public Gas Week with our customers this Saturday at Howard Brown Park,” said John Bilda, General Manager of NPU. “We have been a critical component of this community since 1904 and look forward to having our employees spend time with the public during this family-friendly event,” said Bilda.

NPU’s free event on Saturday will include:

  • A variety of NPU vehicles for kids and adults to explore and learn about
  • Interactive demonstrations from our employees on the utilities and services provided by NPU
  • Updates on current NPU projects
  • Activities for children
  • Food and refreshments

NPU is a member of the American Public Power Association (APPA), a group of community-owned, not-for-profit public power utilities power homes and businesses in 2,000 communities across the U.S. — from small towns to large cities.

APPA members provide reliable, low-cost electricity to more than 49 million Americans, while protecting the environment. These utilities generate or buy electricity from diverse sources.  Public power supports local commerce and jobs and invests back into the community.

NPU is also a member of the American Public Gas Association (APGA), an association for public and community-owned natural gas utilities with more than 700 members in 37 states.

The APGA is the only not-for-profit trade organization representing America’s publicly owned natural gas local distribution companies (LDCs). Through APGA, public gas systems work together to stay reliably informed about new developments in safety, public policy, operations, technology, and the marketplace that could affect the communities and consumers they serve.