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

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

The peak of good living.

Ayden, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1916
Population: 5,008
Customers: 3,996
Contact: 252-481-5828

Home of the Ayden Collard Festival.

Belhaven, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1920
Population: 1,963
Customers: 1,112
Contact: 252-943-3055

Birthplace of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.

Benson, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1913
Population: 3,382
Customers: 1,883
Contact: 919-894-3553

Home of the Benson Mule Days festival.

Bostic, N.C. - NCMPA1

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

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

Where life blossoms.

Clayton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1913
Population: 14,333
Customers: 6,924
Contact: 919-553-1530

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

Home of the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Cornelius, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1916
Population: 24,847
Customers: 3,929
Contact: 704-948-0550

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

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

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

East Carolina University - Non-Power Agency

System Established:
Population:
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Contact: 252-328-6858

Edenton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1908
Population: 5,166
Customers: 4,146
Contact: 252-482-4414

One of America’s prettiest towns.

Elizabeth City State University - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1891
Population:
Customers:
Contact: 252-335-3826

Elizabeth City, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1926
Population: 20,406
Customers: 12,526
Contact: 252-338-3981

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

Home to the annual Peanut Festival.

Farmville, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1910
Population: 4,776
Customers: 2,779
Contact: 252-753-6707

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

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

Small town. Deep roots.

Fountain, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1903
Population: 586
Customers: 304
Contact: 252-749-2999

The biggest little town in the state.

Fremont, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1918
Population: 1,404
Customers: 743
Contact: 919-242-1002

The daffodil town.

Gastonia, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1900
Population: 75,820
Customers: 27,963
Contact: 704-866-6823

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

Hometown of country singer Eric Church.

Greenville Utilities Commission - NCEMPA

System Established: 1905
Population: 82,571
Customers: 67,704
Contact: 252-551-1500

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

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

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

Furniture capital of the world.

Hobgood, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1922
Population: 381
Customers: 267
Contact: 252-826-4573

Home to the annual Hobgood Cotton Festival.

Hookerton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1907
Population: 487
Customers: 423
Contact: 252-747-3816

The oldest incorporated town in Greene County.

Huntersville, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1916
Population: 41,216
Customers: 6,096
Contact: 704-948-0550

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

Active, healthy, and historic.

Kinston, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1897
Population: 22,478
Customers: 11,864
Contact: 252-939-3282

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

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

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

Home of St. Andrews Presbyterian college.

Lexington, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1904
Population: 21,420
Customers: 18,791
Contact: 336-248-3920

The barbecue capital of the world.

Lincolnton, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1900
Population: 11,553
Customers: 3,030
Contact: 704-736-8940

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

Charming since 1779.

Lumberton, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1904
Population: 23,039
Customers: 11,486
Contact: 910-671-3865

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

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

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

Home of the Carolina Corn Fest.

Morganton, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1899
Population: 17,058
Customers: 8,321
Contact: 828-438-5277

Experience nature’s playground.

New Bern, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1902
Population: 26,613
Customers: 22,745
Contact: 252-639-2821

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

Home of Appalachian State University.

Newton, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1896
Population: 13,819
Customers: 4,710
Contact: 828-695-4310

The heart of Catawba County.

North Carolina State University - Non-Power Agency

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Contact: 919-513-7178

Pikeville, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1918
Population: 703
Customers: 499
Contact: 919-242-5126

The gem of Wayne County.

Pinetops, N.C. - Non-Power Agency

System Established: 1925
Population: 1,259
Customers: 728
Contact: 252-827-4435

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

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

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

Home to the East Carolina Motorspeedway.

Rocky Mount, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1902
Population: 60,219
Customers: 27,992
Contact: 252-467-4800

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

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

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

Shelby, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1912
Population: 20,793
Customers: 8,308
Contact: 704-484-6840

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

Visit the Ava Gardner museum.

Southport, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1916
Population: 3,143
Customers: 2,992
Contact: 910-457-7935

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

The best little town in North Carolina.

Statesville, N.C. - NCMPA1

System Established: 1889
Population: 27,322
Customers: 13,623
Contact: 704-832-3820

Home of the Carolina Balloon Fest.

Tarboro, N.C. - NCEMPA

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

The ninth-oldest incorporated town in North Carolina.

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

System Established: 1895
Population:
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Contact: 919-962-8394

Wake Forest, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1880
Population: 40,112
Customers: 6,660
Contact: 919.435.9410

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

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

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

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

Wilson, N.C. - NCEMPA

System Established: 1892
Population: 51,274
Customers: 34,496
Contact: 252-399-2413

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

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

Home of the annual Winterville Watermelon Festival.

Locations

Abbeville, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1905
Population: 81,370
Customers:
Contact: 864-366-5058

Bamberg, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1905
Population: 3,600
Customers:
Contact: 803-245-5128

Bennettsville, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1903
Population: 9,425
Customers:
Contact: 843-479-9001

Camden, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1902
Population: 7,000
Customers:
Contact: 803-425-6045

Clinton, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1907
Population: 8,091
Customers:
Contact: 864-833-7520

Easley, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1911
Population: 20,000
Customers:
Contact: 864-859-4013

Gaffney, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1907
Population: 12,986
Customers:
Contact: 864-488-8800

Greer, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1914
Population: 24,557
Customers:
Contact: 864-848-5500

Laurens, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1922
Population: 10,000
Customers:
Contact: 864-681-4300

Newberry, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1896
Population: 10,907
Customers:
Contact: 803-321-1000

Rock Hill, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1911
Population: 70,500
Customers:
Contact: 803-329-5500

Union, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1896
Population: 9,575
Customers:
Contact: 864-429-1721

Westminster, S.C. - Associate Members

System Established: 1921
Population: 3,120
Customers:
Contact: 864-647-3200

Locations

Bedford, Va. - Associate Members

System Established: 1899
Population: 6,300
Customers:
Contact: 540-587-6071

Danville, Va. - Associate Members

System Established: 1886
Population: 46,500
Customers:
Contact: 434-797-8963

Front Royal, Va. - Associate Members

System Established: 1891
Population: 14,440
Customers:
Contact: 540-653-3027

Martinsville, Va. - Associate Members

System Established: 1904
Population: 15,416
Customers:
Contact: 276-403-5350

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