Member Spotlight: Unitil Corporation

Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) is a provider of natural gas and electricity to customers throughout New England. The company is committed to the communities it serves and to developing people, business practices, and technologies that lead to dependable, more efficient energy. Unitil Corporation is a public utility holding company with operations in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Together, Unitil’s operating utilities serve approximately 101,400 electric customers and 71,900 natural gas customers. Other subsidiaries include Usource, Unitil’s non-regulated business segment.

Unitil has more than 450 employees located in its corporate headquarters in Hampton, NH; customer service center and regional electric distribution operating center (DOC) in Concord, NH; regional electric DOC in Kensington, NH; regional gas DOC and centralized electric dispatch (CED) in Portsmouth, NH; regional electric and gas DOC in Fitchburg, MA; and regional gas DOC in Portland, ME.

Unitil Corporation was formed through a merger of Concord Electric Company (CECo) and Exeter & Hampton Electric Company (E&H) in 1984; followed by the acquisition of Fitchburg Gas and Electric Company (founded in Massachusetts in 1852) in 1992 and most recently the acquisition of Northern Utilities, a natural gas distribution utility serving customers in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine, in 2008.

The Company supports the development of strong, successful communities through investments in its infrastructure as well as local economic and community development programs. Unitil maintains strong partnerships with local, regional, and state economic development organizations and actively promotes sound development opportunities. The Company also actively supports community and non-profit agencies and programs with funding as well as through employee volunteerism and executive leadership.

“Unitil is pleased to join the New England Council and looks forward to working with the region’s business leaders,” Todd Black, Unitil Senior Vice President of External Affairs said. “We are proud to become a part of this broad, diverse coalition of local businesses and to work together to promote the best practices and policies for New England.”

More information about Unitil’s people, technologies, and community involvement please visit

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