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.
During the January meeting of its Board of Commissioners, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) announced that it has contributed $148,848 to three local organizations through the State of Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) program.
With Spring finally upon us, it’s time to start planning for personal and commercial construction projects. Be sure to notify Call Before You Dig (CBYD) as part of your plans.
What is a heat pump? It’s an all-in-one heating and air conditioning system that works year-round to keep your home or business comfortable. During the winter, it collects heat from outdoor air and transfer it inside. During the summer, it doubles as an air conditioner by extracting heat from inside and transferring it outside.
As the weather starts to turn warmer and with everyone spending more time outdoors, it is the time of year when most of us start to think about Spring Cleaning – both inside and outside of our homes. And as this important work gets under way, the City of Norwich is ready to help with our annual refuse and waste collection services.
Despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, the employees of Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) completed another successful fundraising campaign for the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, raising $20,319. When combined with NPU’s corporate contribution, a total of $25,319 will be contributed to the United Way in 2022.