Share this important safety information with all members of your household.
In our first June meeting, the Norwich City Council took the bold step — unanimously — to provide significant tax relief to the developers of the former Hale Mill, who are willing to make a long-term commitment to our city.
Natural gas customers of Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) will see a reduction in their monthly bills as a result of a provision in the recently approved state budget that exempts the utility from the state’s gross receipts tax.
Inflation is impacting every part of daily life and every industry in the global economy. From grocery stores and gas stations to restaurants and car dealerships, the price of just about everything is increasing.
Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors, stay active and have fun. Make sure you take steps to avoid illness or injury this year: Avoid heat exhaustion or heat stroke by staying hydrated, wear loose, lightweight clothing, and avoid spending time outdoors during the hottest part of the day (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
NPU is working with TRC Companies to perform safety inspections on our natural gas meters in your neighborhood, as required by the State of Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA). This is a mandatory safety inspection that only takes a few minutes to perform. Gas services that cannot be inspected as part of this survey must be turned off per state regulation.
NPU, as a member of the American Public Power Association (APPA) recently participated in the Light Up Navajo project, a combined effort between the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) and the APPA to bring electricity to approximately 14,000 homes within the 27,000-square-mile Navajo Nation. These homes represent 75 percent of all U.S. households that do not have power.
Congressman Joe Courtney visited Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) in November to discuss a variety of infrastructure and economic development projects that could be suitable for federal investment in light of the bill recently signed into law by President Biden. The NPU projects span all four utility services – natural gas, electric, water, and wastewater, in addition to projects that could support economic development in Norwich in the years ahead.
Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) reminds natural gas customers to be aware of a number of safety tips regarding their gas meters this winter. It is important to keep the area around the meter free from snow so, that fire departments and other emergency response agency personnel have access to gas meters in case of an emergency shut-off situation.
Programs to save you money: NPU offers a variety of programs and rebates to save customers money by lowering energy consumption and improving energy efficiency.