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We have members from 92 public power communities across North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

They range from tourist and retirement destinations to suburban communities to hubs for entrepreneurship and economic development. And while they each have their own unique identities, they all share the common connection created by public power.

Locations

Albemarle, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1910
Population: 16,338
Customers: 12,118
Contact: 704-984-9605
Website: https://www.albemarlenc.gov/

Celebrate local farm-to-table foods every June at Dinner on Main.

Apex, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 2001
Population: 37,476
Customers: 21,229
Contact: (919) 123-4567
Website: https://www.apexnc.org/

The peak of good living.

Ayden, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1916
Population: 5,008
Customers: 3,996
Contact: 252-481-5828
Website: http://www.ayden.com/

Home of the Ayden Collard Festival.

Belhaven, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1920
Population: 1,963
Customers: 1,112
Contact: 252-943-3055
Website: http://belhavennc.us/

Birthplace of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.

Benson, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1913
Population: 3,382
Customers: 1,883
Contact: 919-894-3553
Website: https://www.townofbenson.com/

Home of the Benson Mule Days festival.

Bostic, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1920
Population: 316
Customers: 202
Contact: 828-245-5108
Website:

Visit the Blue Ridge Distillery, maker of Defiant American Single Malt whiskey.

Cherryville, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1906
Population: 2,795
Customers: 2,440
Contact: 704-435-1700
Website: http://www.cityofcherryville.com/

Where life blossoms.

Clayton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1913
Population: 14,333
Customers: 6,924
Contact: 919-553-1530
Website: https://www.townofclaytonnc.org/

The premier community for active families.

Concord, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1904
Population: 81,370
Customers: 31,298
Contact: 704-920-5300
Website: https://www.concordnc.gov/

Home of the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Cornelius, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1916
Population: 24,847
Customers: 3,929
Contact: 704-948-0550
Website: https://www.cornelius.org/

Take in the sights at Lake Norman.

Dallas, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1925
Population: 4,033
Customers: 3,636
Contact: 704-922-9961
Website: http://www.dallasnc.net/

Come rock on the porch with your friends.

Drexel, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1926
Population: 1,920
Customers: 1,215
Contact: 828-437-7421
Website: http://www.ci.drexel.nc.us/

If you love the outdoors, you’ll love it here.

East Carolina University - Non-Power Agency

System Established:
Population:
Customers:
Contact: 252-328-6858
Website: https://www.ecu.edu/

Edenton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1908
Population: 5,166
Customers: 4,146
Contact: 252-482-4414
Website: https://www.townofedenton.com/

One of America’s prettiest towns.

Elizabeth City State University - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1891
Population:
Customers:
Contact: 252-335-3826
Website: https://www.ecsu.edu/

Elizabeth City, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1926
Population: 20,406
Customers: 12,526
Contact: 252-338-3981
Website: https://www.cityofec.com/

One of the best places to live on the East Coast.

Enfield, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: Prior to 1940
Population: 2,221
Customers: 1,248
Contact: 252-445-5181
Website: https://www.enfieldnc.org/

Home to the annual Peanut Festival.

Farmville, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1910
Population: 4,776
Customers: 2,779
Contact: 252-753-6707
Website: http://farmvillenc.gov/

Stop by Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery for a cold beer.

Fayetteville PWC - Non-Power Agency

System Established: Chartered 1905
Population: 207,788
Customers: 81,991
Contact: 910-433-1990
Website: https://www.faypwc.com/

Home to Fort Bragg—the largest Army base in the country.

Forest City, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1910
Population: 7,133
Customers: 4,144
Contact: 828-245-0149
Website: https://www.townofforestcity.com/

Small town. Deep roots.

Fountain, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1903
Population: 586
Customers: 304
Contact: 252-749-2999
Website: https://www.townoffountainnc.com/

The biggest little town in the state.

Fremont, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1918
Population: 1,404
Customers: 743
Contact: 919-242-1002
Website: http://fremontnc.gov/

The daffodil town.

Gastonia, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1900
Population: 75,820
Customers: 27,963
Contact: 704-866-6823
Website: https://www.cityofgastonia.com/

Explore Gastonia’s living history at Loray Mill Village.

Granite Falls, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1916
Population: 4,999
Customers: 2,472
Contact: 828-396-2989
Website: https://www.granitefallsnc.com/

Hometown of country singer Eric Church.

Greenville Utilities Commission - NCEMPA

System Established: 1905
Population: 82,571
Customers: 67,704
Contact: 252-551-1500
Website: https://www.guc.com/

The health, entertainment, and educational hub of North Carolina’s Tidewater and Coastal Plain

Hamilton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1922
Population: 459
Customers: 259
Contact: 252-798-2001
Website: https://www.town-of-hamilton.org/

Nestled on the banks of the Roanoke River.

Hertford, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1915
Population: 2,303
Customers: 1,178
Contact: 252-426-5609
Website: https://www.townofhertfordnc.com/

Spend the night in history, in downtown Hertford.

High Point, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1896
Population: 102,216
Customers: 41,398
Contact: 336-883-3172
Website: https://www.highpointnc.gov/

Furniture capital of the world.

Hobgood, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1922
Population: 381
Customers: 267
Contact: 252-826-4573
Website: https://www.thetownofhobgood.com/

Home to the annual Hobgood Cotton Festival.

Hookerton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1907
Population: 487
Customers: 423
Contact: 252-747-3816
Website: http://www.hookertonnc.com/

The oldest incorporated town in Greene County.

Huntersville, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1916
Population: 41,216
Customers: 6,096
Contact: 704-948-0550
Website: https://www.huntersville.org/

Check out the Carolina Raptor Center.

Kings Mountain, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1905
Population: 11,070
Customers: 4,920
Contact: 704-730-2125
Website: https://www.cityofkm.com/

Active, healthy, and historic.

Kinston, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1897
Population: 22,478
Customers: 11,864
Contact: 252-939-3282
Website: https://www.ci.kinston.nc.us/

The foodie capital of eastern North Carolina, and home to Chef & the Farmer.

La Grange, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1917
Population: 2,774
Customers: 1,701
Contact: 252-566-3186
Website: https://lagrangenc.com/

With gorgeous native vegetation, no wonder it’s called, “the garden spot.”

Landis, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1919
Population: 3,127
Customers: 3,004
Contact: 704-857-0131
Website: https://www.townoflandis.com/

Where the “land is the most important thing.”

Laurinburg, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1925
Population: 15,825
Customers: 5,658
Contact: 910-276-2364
Website: http://www.laurinburg.org/

Home of St. Andrews Presbyterian college.

Lexington, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1904
Population: 21,420
Customers: 18,791
Contact: 336-248-3920
Website: https://www.lexingtonnc.gov/

The barbecue capital of the world.

Lincolnton, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1900
Population: 11,553
Customers: 3,030
Contact: 704-736-8940
Website: https://www.ci.lincolnton.nc.us/

Near the city. Near the mountains. Near perfect.

Louisburg, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1906
Population: 3,711
Customers: 1,972
Contact: 919-496-3406
Website: https://townoflouisburg.org/

Charming since 1779.

Lumberton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1904
Population: 23,039
Customers: 11,486
Contact: 910-671-3865
Website: http://www.ci.lumberton.nc.us/

The halfway point between New York and Florida.

Macclesfield, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1928
Population: 401
Customers: 258
Contact: 252-827-4823
Website:

Home to Bracebridge Hall, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Maiden, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1920
Population: 3,466
Customers: 1,220
Contact: 828-428-5000
Website: http://www.maidennc.com/

The biggest little football town in the world.

Monroe, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1900
Population: 38,120
Customers: 10,958
Contact: 704-282-4600
Website: https://www.monroenc.org/

Home of the Carolina Corn Fest.

Morganton, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1899
Population: 17,058
Customers: 8,321
Contact: 828-438-5277
Website: https://www.morgantonnc.gov/

Experience nature’s playground.

New Bern, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1902
Population: 26,613
Customers: 22,745
Contact: 252-639-2821
Website: https://www.newbernnc.gov/

North Carolina’s first capital.

New River Light and Power - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1915
Population: 15,000
Customers: 8,275
Contact: 828-264-3671
Website: https://nrlp.appstate.edu/

Home of Appalachian State University.

Newton, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1896
Population: 13,819
Customers: 4,710
Contact: 828-695-4310
Website: http://www.newtonnc.gov/

The heart of Catawba County.

North Carolina State University - Non-Power Agency

System Established:
Population:
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Contact: 919-513-7178
Website: https://www.ncsu.edu/

Pikeville, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1918
Population: 703
Customers: 499
Contact: 919-242-5126
Website: http://pikevillenc.gov/

The gem of Wayne County.

Pinetops, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1925
Population: 1,259
Customers: 728
Contact: 252-827-4435
Website: http://pinetopsnc.publishpath.com/

Home of the Pinetops 300—a Top ten tractor pull.

Pineville, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1939
Population: 7,747
Customers: 3,605
Contact: 704-889-2292
Website: http://www.pinevillenc.gov/

Large and abundant pines shade this beautiful community.

Red Springs, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1910
Population: 3,497
Customers: 1,673
Contact: 910-843-5241
Website: https://www.redsprings.org/

Explore the Flora MacDonald Academy—one of only three botanical gardens in eastern North Carolina.

Robersonville, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1919
Population: 1,578
Customers: 964
Contact: 252-508-0337
Website: https://www.townofrobersonville.com/

Home to the East Carolina Motorspeedway.

Rocky Mount, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1902
Population: 60,219
Customers: 27,992
Contact: 252-467-4800
Website: https://www.rockymountnc.gov/

Enjoy the CHARM (Central, Historic, Arts, Rocky Mount).

Scotland Neck, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1903
Population: 2,182
Customers: 1,400
Contact: 252-826-5220
Website: https://www.townofscotlandneck.com/

A small, rural town with a rich agricultural heritage.

Selma, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1913
Population: 7,671
Customers: 2,749
Contact: 919-965-8981
Website: http://www.selma-nc.com/

Take the train to Selma for antique shopping.

Sharpsburg, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1923
Population: 2,024
Customers: 1,156
Contact: 252-446-9441
Website: https://www.sharpsburgnc.com/

Shelby, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1912
Population: 20,793
Customers: 8,308
Contact: 704-484-6840
Website: https://www.cityofshelby.com/

One of the most musical communities you’ll find in western North Carolina.

Smithfield, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1912
Population: 13,410
Customers: 4,407
Contact: 919-934-2798
Website: https://www.smithfield-nc.com/

Visit the Ava Gardner museum.

Southport, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1916
Population: 3,143
Customers: 2,992
Contact: 910-457-7935
Website: https://southportnc.org/

Home of the North Carolina Fourth of July Festival.

Stantonsburg, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1920
Population: 749
Customers: 1,145
Contact: 252-238-3608
Website: http://www.townofstantonsburg.com/

The best little town in North Carolina.

Statesville, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1889
Population: 27,322
Customers: 13,623
Contact: 704-832-3820
Website: https://www.statesvillenc.net/

Home of the Carolina Balloon Fest.

Tarboro, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1897
Population: 10,292
Customers: 5,947
Contact: 252-641-4220
Website:

The ninth-oldest incorporated town in North Carolina.

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1895
Population:
Customers:
Contact: 919-962-8394
Website: https://www.unc.edu/

Wake Forest, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1880
Population: 40,112
Customers: 6,660
Contact: 919.435.9410
Website: https://www.wakeforestnc.gov/

Hosted North Carolina’s first National Lineworker’s Rodeo.

Walstonburg, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1922
Population: 232
Customers: 130
Contact: 252-753-5667
Website:

Go take a look at the water tower—there are only two like it in the world.

Washington, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1905
Population: 10,114
Customers: 13,764
Contact: 252-975-9320
Website: https://www.washingtonnc.gov/

The first city named for America’s first president.

Waynesville, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1923
Population: 9,869
Customers: 3,054
Contact: 828-456-3706
Website: https://www.waynesvillenc.gov/

Home of the world famous Folkmoot USA folk festival.

Western Carolina University - Associate Members

System Established: 1920
Population:
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Contact: 828-227-7442
Website:

Wilson, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1892
Population: 51,274
Customers: 34,496
Contact: 252-399-2413
Website: https://www.wilsonnc.org/

Visit the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park—a must see.

Windsor, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1920
Population: 3,214
Customers: 1,755
Contact: 252-794-2331
Website: http://windsornc.com/

Visit Livermon Park and mini-zoo.

Winterville, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1900
Population: 9,154
Customers: 3,069
Contact: 252-756-6776
Website: https://www.wintervillenc.com/

Home of the annual Winterville Watermelon Festival.

Locations

Abbeville, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1905
Population: 81,370
Customers:
Contact: 864-366-5058
Website: https://www.abbevillecitysc.com/

Bamberg, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1905
Population: 3,600
Customers:
Contact: 803-245-5128
Website: http://www.bambergsc.com/

Bennettsville, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1903
Population: 9,425
Customers:
Contact: 843-479-9001
Website: http://bennettsvillesc.com/

Camden, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1902
Population: 7,000
Customers:
Contact: 803-425-6045
Website: https://www.cityofcamden.org/

Clinton, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1907
Population: 8,091
Customers:
Contact: 864-833-7520
Website: https://www.cityofclintonsc.com/

Easley, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1911
Population: 20,000
Customers:
Contact: 864-859-4013
Website: https://www.cityofeasley.com/

Gaffney, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1907
Population: 12,986
Customers:
Contact: 864-488-8800
Website: http://www.getintogaffney.com/

Greer, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1914
Population: 24,557
Customers:
Contact: 864-848-5500
Website: http://www.cityofgreer.org/

Laurens, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1922
Population: 10,000
Customers:
Contact: 864-681-4300
Website: https://www.cityoflaurenssc.com/

Newberry, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1896
Population: 10,907
Customers:
Contact: 803-321-1000
Website: https://www.cityofnewberry.com/

Rock Hill, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1911
Population: 70,500
Customers:
Contact: 803-329-5500
Website: https://www.cityofrockhill.com/

Seneca, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established:
Population:
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Contact: (864) 885-2700
Website: http://www.seneca.sc.us/

Union, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1896
Population: 9,575
Customers:
Contact: 864-429-1721
Website: http://www.cityofunion.net/default.asp?sec_id=140005136

Westminster, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1921
Population: 3,120
Customers:
Contact: 864-647-3200
Website: http://westminstersc.org/

Locations

Bedford, Va. - Associate Members

System Established: 1899
Population: 6,300
Customers:
Contact: 540-587-6071
Website: https://www.bedfordva.gov/

Danville, Va. - Associate Members

System Established: 1886
Population: 46,500
Customers:
Contact: 434-797-8963
Website: https://www.danville-va.gov/

Front Royal, Va. - Associate Members

System Established: 1891
Population: 14,440
Customers:
Contact: 540-653-3027
Website: https://www.frontroyalva.com/

Martinsville, Va. - Associate Members

System Established: 1904
Population: 15,416
Customers:
Contact: 276-403-5350
Website: https://www.martinsville-va.gov/

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