ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc., is the membership organization that provides power supply and related critical services to over 90 community owned electric systems in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia collectively known as public power. ElectriCities manages the power supply for two power agencies in North Carolina and provides technical services to assist members in operating their electric distribution systems. ElectriCities also helps these locally owned and operated public power providers thrive today and in the future by delivering innovative services, including legislative, technical, communications, and economic development expertise. Visit www.electricities.com to learn more about the benefits of public power and how ElectriCities helps communities keep the lights on through access to safe, reliable, and affordable energy.
ElectriCities is the membership organization that provides power supply and related critical services to over 90 community owned electric systems in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, collectively known as public power.
- Manage the power supply for two power agencies in North Carolina.
- Provide services to assist our members in operating their electric distribution systems safely, reliably, and affordably.
- Provide policy advocacy, communications, and economic development assistance.
- Consolidate the resources and expertise public power providers need to improve the quality of life for their customers and communities.
NCEMPA Asset Sale Updates
- September 21, 2015 - Kinston City Council voted unanimously to reduce electric rates by an average of 10% (PDF).
- July 31, 2015 - NCEMPA Asset Sale (PDF) is now complete, we are excited to pursue rate reductions for our customers in the coming months!
- June 1, 2015- Kinston City Council voted unanimously to sell our assets to Duke Energy. We are looking forward to retail rate decrease in the fall.
- May 18, 2015 - View ElectriCities CEO, Graham Edwards, NCEMPA Asset Sale Power Point presentation from the May 18, 2015 City Council meeting.
- May 8, 2015 - NCEMPA Asset Sale documents have been released.
- April 2, 2015 - Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation approving NCEMPA Asset Sale.
- March 31, 2015 - NC House unanimously passes NCEMPA Asset Sale 115-0.
- March 25, 2015 - In a 47-1 vote, the NC Senate okayed the plan that allows Duke Energy Progress to purchase ElectriCities stake in nuclear power plants. - WITN
- March 17, 2015 - Two bills were recently filed related to the NCEMPA Asset Sale. The companion bills are House Bill 265 "NCEMPA Sale" and Senate Bill 305 "NCEMPA Asset Sale." This legislation is needed to complete the sale of NCEMPA's generation assets to Duke Energy Progress and is a critical next step in the approval process.