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18 North Carolina Public Power Communities Recognized for Excellence

Provided by Electricities of North Carolina, Inc. on March 29, 2022

RALEIGH, N.C. (MARCH 29, 2022) — ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc., has presented 18 North Carolina communities with Public Power Awards of Excellence. The awards align with ElectriCities’ five strategic priorities, recognizing exceptional performance in:

  • Communicating the value of public power
  • Continuous improvement
  • Grid modernization
  • Wholesale power cost
  • Workforce planning and development

“The commitment and dedication North Carolina’s public power providers demonstrate to their communities is always impressive,” said ElectriCities CEO Roy Jones. “I’m proud of these award winners for continuing to find ways to deliver better service and more value to the communities they serve while meeting the challenges of the past few years head-on.”

This year’s award winners span the state, from Morganton to Greenville, and represent some of the state’s smallest and largest public power communities.

The 2021 Public Power Awards of Excellence and the winners of each are:

The VALUE OF PUBLIC POWER AWARD highlights communities that communicate the value of municipal electric system ownership to key stakeholders. This year’s winners are:

  • Dallas
  • Fayetteville Public Works Commission (PWC)
  • Granite Falls
  • Greenville Utilities Commission
  • Kinston
  • Lexington
  • Maiden
  • New River Light & Power
  • Rocky Mount
  • Statesville
  • Wilson

To view the full article, visit Electricities of North Carolina, Inc.