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.



Greenville Utilities recently received five Awards of Excellence from ElectriCities of North Carolina. ElectriCities CEO Roy Jones presented the awards at the GUC Board of Commissioners’ September 15 meeting.

Awards were presented in the following categories:

Grid Modernization -...Read more

Greenville Utilities is preparing to launch a text notification system that will inform customers about power outages around the clock. The messages will include an initial alert soon after the system indicates an outage that affects the customer, a link to the outage map and estimated...Read more


Big thanks to the customers who participated in the recent customer satisfaction survey. GUC continues to receive high praise for our customer service and reliability. We value your feedback and will use it to get even better.

As a community-owned utility, GUC’s driving force is a...Read more


For the eighth time in its 117-year history, Greenville Utilities has achieved an important milestone -- one million consecutive man hours without a lost workday due to injury. GUC previously hit the three-million-hour mark in 2020.

Considering the challenges of delivering electric,...Read more


Greenville Utilities (GUC) has launched a Smart Thermostat Pilot Program to reduce energy consumption. The program is a partnership with ecobee, a smart thermostat company, and provides incentives for customers who have an ecobee smart thermostat in their home and sign up for the program....Read more