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 

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.

NPU secures state funding for climate resilience projects

On June 19, 2023, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced $8.8 million in state funding for climate resilience projects in 17 across the state. The funding includes more than $1.1 million for Norwich Public Utilities to support two projects. Norwich Public Utilities will receive $650,000 to design a wall to protect the Bean Hill Substation from 

NPU Guidance – Extreme Weather This Week

With temperatures likely to exceed 90 degrees in Norwich and the humidity expected to increase, NPU expects demand for electricity to be very high through the middle of the week. By encouraging energy efficiency, NPU hopes to decrease the impact on its electrical infrastructure while the high temperatures persist.

NPU receives prestigious SOAR for operational excellence

The American Public Gas Association (APGA) presented NPU with the prestigious APGA System Operational Achievement Recognition (SOAR) for excellence in operating its natural gas utility. Public natural gas systems are entrusted by their customers to deliver clean and affordable natural gas through a safe and reliable distribution pipeline system. To accomplish this mission, a forward-thinking 

Cool off this summer with CHIPP

As the dog days of summer heat up, there has never been a better time to take advantage of CHIPP, Norwich Public Utilities’ (NPU) Cooling & Heating Incentive Pilot Program. Residential and small commercial customers who install a qualifying cold climate heat pump (an all-in-one heating and air conditioning system) will receive a $1,200 per