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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 Commission (GUC) joins the inaugural Smart Energy Provider (SEP) Week by showcasing its SEP designation from the American Public Power Association. GUC earned this designation in 2020 for demonstrating a commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation… Read more
Due to expected hazardous weather conditions, Greenville Utilities’ offices will be closed on Friday, January 21. Our crews will be ready to respond to emergencies around the clock.   If customers need to report an outage or some… Read more
Greenville Utilities has seen an increase in reports from customers who are receiving calls from scammers, some of whom are spoofing a Greenville Utilities phone number and ID (making it appear to be Greenville Utilities in the caller ID). Some of the callers claim that your utilities are… Read more
For the third year, Greenville Utilities is helping provide relief from the upcoming winter for some local residents by donating 100 blankets to the Pitt County Council on Aging. "We've had a mild fall, and this … Read more
Greenville Utilities has received two national Mutual Aid Commendations from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing mutual aid power restoration efforts to the Groton Utilities and Terrebonne Parish Utilities… Read more
 Bethel native Ferrell Blount III has been appointed by the Greenville City Council to a three-year term on the Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners. He replaces Parker Overton who completed two terms of office.  “I am excited to be a part of the GUC tradition, which has… Read more
The Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) Water Treatment Plant was among 64 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.… Read more
Greenville Utilities has reported a wastewater spill that was discovered at 10:25 a.m. on August 5, 2021. The incident was the result of a contractor that caused an overflow of a manhole at the intersection of Pine and Millbrook Streets. As a result, approximately 7,500 gallons of wastewater… Read more
Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners elected Tommy Stoughton, Minnie Anderson, and Kelly Darden, Jr. as their officers at the Board’s July 15, 2021 meeting.Mr. Stoughton, a Partner at Kittrell and Armstrong, LLC, was elected Chair. He served as Chair-Elect for the past year and Secretary in… Read more
People living on, and motorists driving along, West Fifth Street will notice GUC crews and contractors blocking off part of the road for the next two to three months. They are replacing old steel gas mains with new polyethylene lines, as well as replacing aged service lines which run from those… Read more