Due to the extreme heat and humidity, Norwich Public Utilities has issued a Power Alert.
The alert will be in effect between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Officials said additional power alerts are probable through the end of the week.
The alert encourages people to be energy efficient and decrease the impact on electrical infrastructure while the high temperatures persist.
“We are encouraging our customers to use power wisely in the days ahead to reduce the strain on our equipment in the field that brings electricity to the homes and businesses we serve,” said John Bilda, general manager.
NPU is requesting that customers consider taking a few simple steps this week to conserve electricity that will have little or no impact on their comfort:
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