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September 22, 2015
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Microgrid Dedication


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Dignitaries gathered for the official ribbon cutting and dedication of a new $9 million microgrid generation facility off of Matlack Road in Norwich that will provide emergency power to Backus Hospital and the surrounding community if needed.

From left to right are Norwich Mayor Deb Hinchey, Drew Rankin, CEO of Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative; Dave Whitehead, Hartford HealthCare Regional President; Jim Sullivan, Norwich Public Utilities Board of Commissioners Chairman; and State Senator Cathy Osten (D-19th District).