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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.


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
Greenville Utilities is helping provide relief from the heat for some local residents by purchasing fans for those in need. For more than 25 years, GUC has provided fans to be distributed to the elderly, handicapped and qualifying families with small children."The heat and humidity of eastern North… Read more
The heatwave we had the last couple of weeks has broken, but its effects may linger. Greenville Utilities is letting customers know that those scorching temperatures from May, and those expected this summer, could mean higher-than-normal utility bills.“Air conditioners are typically the most… Read more
Greenville Utilities is conducting an 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
Greenville Utilities recently received five Awards of Excellence from ElectriCities of North Carolina. This is the fourteenth consecutive year GUC has received the awards. Awards were presented in the following categories:Grid Modernization- promote investment in public power communities’ electric… Read more
Moody’s Investor Services has upgraded Greenville Utilities Commission’s already strong credit rating to ‘Aa1’ with a stable outlook in advance of upcoming bond sales. Fellow global rating agency Fitch Ratings affirmed GUC’s credit rating of ‘AA-’. Both ratings are considered “High Grade” and… Read more
Greenville Utilities will soon begin “Operation Spring Clean,” our annual preventive maintenance program to ensure that GUC customers continue to receive high quality water.  “Operation Spring Clean” will run March 17th through June 14th.  During the 13-week program, all 631 miles of… Read more
After more than a year of planning and work, Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) has launched its updated website, Designed with the customer experience in mind, has been re-worked to provide visitors with a more responsive site and easier access to the information customers want… Read more