By any measure, 2023 was a very good year in Norwich

A minute with the Mayor: I’ve always enjoyed history and often turned to the great leaders of the past for inspiration today. Winston Churchill has always been one of my favorites. And his famous quote is very apt for where we find ourselves at the start of a new year: “A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

Winter Fire Safety Tips from the Norwich Fire Marshal’s Office

With recent price increases in home heating fuel, fire departments are anticipating an increase in the use of alternate heating methods, which if used unsafely can lead to serious property damage or worse. In an effort to prevent accidental fires, the Norwich Fire Marshal’s office has provided a few tips on heating safety for the winter season.

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 offers new Community Assistance Rate (CAR)

As part of the three-year rate track that was approved by the NPU Board of Commissioners in September, we have developed NPU’s Community Assistance Rate (CAR). This went into effect on November 1, 2023, and will provide a discounted electric rate for eligible customers in Norwich.

Update from City and NPU

NORWICH – The following is an update from the City of Norwich and Norwich Public Utilities: City of Norwich: Effective at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, the City of Norwich has rescinded the Evacuation Order and Declaration of Emergency issued earlier today. NPU placed a CodeRed automated call to the impacted customers alerting 

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. “We are very proud to be recognized by the APPA 

Norwich Public Utilities breaks ground on $200 million Wastewater Treatment Plant – Five-year effort will be the largest construction project in the history of the city

NORWICH – On Wednesday, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) formally broke ground on a five-year, $200 million project that will modernize its wastewater treatment plant during a brief event in front of the former Administrative Building of the Falls Avenue facility. “Over the next five years, the island on which we are all standing will be 

Important Information on NPU Rates

  Click here to see NPU’s Community Assistance Rate (CAR) NORWICH – Over the past ten months, our team has been working with consultants to develop a ‘Cost of Service Study’ that helps us determine what rates are necessary across all four of our utilities to meet our expenses to provide them safely and reliably. 

NPU’s Community Assistance Rate (CAR)

NORWICH – As part of the three-year rate track that was approved by the NPU Board of Commissioners in September, we have developed NPU’s Community Assistance Rate (CAR) that will provide a discounted electric rate for eligible customers in Norwich beginning on November 1, 2023. Norwich households with incomes below 60% of the State of 

NPU is storm-ready. Are you?

NORWICH – As Hurricane Season 2023 continues, and Hurricane Lee makes its way toward New England, Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) is reminding customers that being prepared for extreme weather can make a significant difference should a major storm hit our region. “While the weather has been relatively calm this summer so far, it is certainly