ElectriCities is a membership organization including public power communities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.


ElectriCities also provides management services to the state's 2 municipal power agencies - North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

They serve the needs of public power communities through collective strength, wisdom and action while promoting a more successful future for our citizens.

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.

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