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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.


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
Greenville City Council has appointed Mark Garner to the Greenville Utilities Commission Board of Commissioners, beginning immediately. Commissioner Garner will serve the remainder of Kristin Braswell’s term. Braswell resigned earlier this year due to relocating out of the GUC service territory.… Read more
Pursuant to N.C.G.S. 162A, Article 8, the Greenville Utilities Commission engaged a consultant to analyze the Commission's system development fees. The resulting System Development Fee Analysis was completed March 16, 2023 and made available for public comment on March 20, 2023. Please link here to… Read more
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 gas to… 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 initiatives… 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
Greenville Utilities has been keeping an eye on Hurricane Ian and is ready to respond as necessary. Crews are checking and positioning equipment and supplies to most efficiently be available to help restore power in case of any outages. As is the case every day and night, crews are on standby,… Read more
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