NPU issues Power Alert for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week

Utility urges voluntary energy conservation measures for the next three days June 18, 2024 Norwich – With very high temperatures likely along the East Coast and much of Connecticut this week, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has issued a Power Alert and is encouraging its customers to voluntarily conserve energy for the next three days. “We 

Norwich Public Utilities Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

Norwich, CT: Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has once again been recognized by the American Public Power Association with its Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) in recognition of its commitment to providing dependable and safe electric service to the community. The RP3 designation highlights NPU’s excellence across four critical disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development, and system 

NPU commits $27,034 to United Way for 2024 through successful fundraising campaign and events

NORWICH – The employees of Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) have completed another successful fundraising campaign for the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, raising and pledging $17,328 through one-time contributions and regular payroll deductions through 2024. In addition, over the final few weeks of 2023 and to kick-off the annual campaign, NPU also organized several fundraising 

NPU provides two local organizations with $130,500 through Neighborhood Assistance Act

NORWICH – As part of the January meeting of its Board of Commissioners, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) announced that it has contributed $130,500 to two local organizations through the State of Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) program. The NAA is a tax credit program administered by the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services that allows businesses 

City of Norwich issues Prepare to Evacuate Notification

  Please pay close attention to this important notification from the City of Norwich. With heavy rains likely in the overnight hours of Friday, January 12 into Saturday, January 13, residents living near the Yantic River should be prepared to evacuate in the event the river begins to flood excessively. It is possible that the 

Update from City and NPU

NORWICH – The following is an update from the City of Norwich and Norwich Public Utilities: City of Norwich: Effective at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, the City of Norwich has rescinded the Evacuation Order and Declaration of Emergency issued earlier today. NPU placed a CodeRed automated call to the impacted customers alerting 

NPU recognized as ‘Smart Energy Provider’ by American Public Power Association

NORWICH – Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) was one of 66 public energy providers in the United States recognized as a ‘Smart Energy Provider’ by the American Public Power Association (APPA) for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, and environmental initiatives. “We are very proud to be recognized by the APPA 

Norwich Public Utilities breaks ground on $200 million Wastewater Treatment Plant – Five-year effort will be the largest construction project in the history of the city

NORWICH – On Wednesday, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) formally broke ground on a five-year, $200 million project that will modernize its wastewater treatment plant during a brief event in front of the former Administrative Building of the Falls Avenue facility. “Over the next five years, the island on which we are all standing will be 

Important Information on NPU Rates

  Click here to see NPU’s Community Assistance Rate (CAR) NORWICH – Over the past ten months, our team has been working with consultants to develop a ‘Cost of Service Study’ that helps us determine what rates are necessary across all four of our utilities to meet our expenses to provide them safely and reliably. 

NPU’s Community Assistance Rate (CAR)

NORWICH – As part of the three-year rate track that was approved by the NPU Board of Commissioners in September, we have developed NPU’s Community Assistance Rate (CAR) that will provide a discounted electric rate for eligible customers in Norwich beginning on November 1, 2023. Norwich households with incomes below 60% of the State of