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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 has wrapped up its investigation into the cause of Saturday’s power outage. We believe a fault on a transmission line caused a circuit breaker on a transformer at the main point of delivery substation to trip and shut off, turning off power to roughly one-third of GUC’s… Read more
Greenville Utilities is exploring new technologies to help business customers who want more options to lower their fleet’s carbon emissions. A pilot project is underway to study the efficiency of absorbed natural gas (ANG) for light-duty trucks and vans and the use of low-pressure compressed… Read more
For the fifth year in a row, Greenville Utilities is helping provide relief from the upcoming winter’s cold for some local residents by donating 150 blankets to the Pitt County Council on Aging. "We've had a few chilly days and cold nights this fall, but more consistent winter temperatures are… Read more
The Greenville City Council has appointed Dillon Godley to the Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners.  Commissioner Godley is the Chief Financial Officer for E.R. Lewis Construction Company with experience working in the petrochemical and consumer finance industries. He graduated summa… Read more
GUC Readies for Hurricane Idalia Greenville Utilities has been keeping an eye on Hurricane Idalia and is ready to respond as necessary. Crews are checking and positioning equipment and supplies to most efficiently restore power in case of any outages. As is the case every day and night, crews… Read more
The Greenville City Council has appointed Dr. Wanda Carr to the Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners  Commissioner Carr is the Business Officer at The Oakwood School Inc. (Pre-K3 thru 12th grade). She is also the owner/operator of Helping Hands Consultant, a consulting firm… Read more
Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners elected Peter Geiger, Lindsey Griffin, and Ferrell Blount as their officers at the Board’s July 20, 2023, meeting.         Mr. Geiger, a Chief Financial Officer for RFPi, was elected Chair. He has served on the… Read more
Beginning June 19 and continuing through July 31, Greenville Utilities will temporarily change the disinfectant used in the water treatment process. GUC will be using chlorine rather than chloramines during this period of time.  Since December 2002, GUC has used chloramines, a mixture of… Read more
Greenville Utilities is conducting an annual inspection of natural gas pipelines. To maintain the safety of its natural gas pipelines, GUC inspects all portions of the gas system in accordance with federal, state, and local guidelines to ensure compliance, system operation, and public safety.… Read more
Retired GUC Lineworker Inducted into NCAMES Hall of Fame Employees at Greenville Utilities hold safety as a top priority, and one of GUC’s own was inducted into the North Carolina Association of Municipal Electric Systems (NCAMES) Hall of Fame on May 18th, in part due to his safety leadership… Read more