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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.


Tony Cannon, Greenville Utilities' General Manager/CEO, has been elected to the Board of Directors of ElectriCities of NC, an organization that represents cities, towns and universities that own their electric distribution systems. Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) is a member of ElectriCities… Read more
The Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) is among a select group of utilities invited to apply for a special loan of up to $29 million to complete its Water Treatment Plant upgrade. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chose GUC’s Water Treatment Plant upgrade for their Water… Read more
7:30 am, Friday, September 6thOur offices are closed today, but crews are working to restore power. After being grounded due to high winds earlier this morning, our bucket truck crews are back at work to restore services and quickly and safely as possible. At this time we have 1984… Read more
Due to hazardous weather conditions expected from Hurricane Dorian, Greenville Utilities’ offices will close at 3 p.m. today, Thursday, September 5th and will remain closed through Friday. Crews are on duty, ready to respond to emergencies around the clock.Due to the potential for high winds and… Read more
Greenville Utilities has been keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian 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
Joel Butler, Parker Overton, and Tommy Stoughton were elected officers of the Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners at the Board’s July 18, 2019 meeting.Mr. Butler, retired Chief External Affairs Officer for Vidant Health, has been elected Chair. He served as Chair-Elect in 2018-19 and… Read more
The Greenville City Council has appointed Peter Geiger to a three-year term on the Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners, beginning in July. He replaces Rebecca Blount who has completed two terms of office.“I look forward to working with the dynamic members of GUC's board and management team… Read more
The Greenville City Council has appointed Lindsey Griffin to a three-year term on the Greenville Utilities Board of Commissioners, beginning in July. He replaces Don Mills who has completed two terms of office.“I am very excited about serving on the GUC Board,” said Griffin. “I enjoy being involved… Read more
The Board of Directors for the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) program has approved a $125,000 grant to Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC). This grant is for a peak-shaving battery energy storage pilot project that GUC will… Read more
Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) has received national commendations from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for its support in restoring power in two neighboring communities in 2018. The commendations are for:On June 21st, GUC sent eleven crew members to Edenton to help replace nine… Read more