Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) is warning customers to be on guard from phone scammers who are identifying themselves as working with or on behalf of the utility. NPU has received reports from numerous customers who have been contacted by individuals posing as legitimate vendors.
New utility rates go into effect on November 1, 2021.
In August, Southeastern Connecticut was struck by Tropical Storm Henri, which at its peak produced sustained winds of 40 mph and heavy rain, resulting in more than 2,500 NPU customers losing power during the height of the storm. Through the hard work of our crews, all customers had power safely restored within 24 hours of
The past nineteen months have been immeasurably difficult for every facet of day-to-day life in Norwich, our state and across the nation. Every family and business has struggled in some way to get through one of the biggest challenges that the United States has ever faced.
In August of 2021, NPU successfully completed one of our most difficult water main repair projects ever – the replacement of a 20-foot section of water main under the railroad tracks on Eighth Street in Greeneville.
In August, the Norwich City Council adopted an ordinance in the amount of $145,000,000 in connection with the issuance of general obligation pension bonds to fund the liabilities of the City of Norwich Employees’ Retirement Plan. The Council also voted to submit the appropriation and bonding authorization to the voters of Norwich for approval at a referendum to be held in conjunction with the November 2, 2021 election.
During its August Board meeting, NPU Commissioners approved a new economic development rate to help attract large commercial and industrial customers to Norwich. The new rate would apply only to the largest customers that consumer 100,000 kilowatts of electricity or more each month. Eligible customers would receive a discount over five years that would decrease
Get your home or business ready for the winter weather by making it more energy efficient:
1. Caulk around windows to keep warm air from escaping and cold air from entering. Even if you have done this in the past, caulking needs to be replaced periodically.
2. Replace weatherstripping around doors. If you can see light around the edges of your exterior doors, an investment of a few dollars to install weatherstripping can save you hundreds of dollars in heating costs.
The City of Norwich and Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) opened their Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) at 8:00 on Sunday, August 22, 2021.