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 

NPU approves framework for wastewater Inter-Municipal Agreement

In September 2019, the Sewer Authority of the City of Norwich approved the framework of a 20-year, inter-municipal agreement with the Towns of Bozrah, Franklin, Lisbon, Preston and Sprague to provide wastewater plant capacity. The towns must now approve individual contracts with NPU through their individual Water Pollution Control Authorities (WPCAs). Each town will pay 

NPU recognized as Smart Energy Provider

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) has earned a Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost, quality, safe, and reliable electric service. “We’re honored to be recognized for our efforts to