Welcome to our News Room! Here you’ll find recent press releases and other news about GUC.

For media inquiries, please contact Steve Hawley, Public Information Officer/Communications Manager, 252-551-1522.



Temperatures are expected to plummet Friday afternoon and continue that way for the next several days, through Christmas. Cold snaps like this can really drive energy usage higher and with it, higher bills. Why? Because during severely cold weather, customers use more electricity and natural...Read more


For the fourth year in a row, Greenville Utilities is helping provide relief from the upcoming winter’s cold for some local residents by donating blankets to the Pitt County Council on Aging. GUC Energy Services and Customer Relations employees delivered 140 blankets to the Pitt County Senior...Read more


Greenville Utilities Commission has once again earned a Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The recognition is given for demonstrating a commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental...Read more


Greenville Utilities has reported a wastewater spill that was discovered at 1:30 p.m. on October 17, 2022. The incident was the result of a leak on a sewer force main that caused an overflow near 2900 E 2nd Street, just off the Tar River Greenway. As a result, approximately 5,900 gallons of...Read more


The Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) Water Treatment Plant was among 66 water treatment plants, and one of just six east of Interstate 95, honored by the N.C. Division of Water Resources for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards in 2021. The division’s Public Water Supply...Read more