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North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation

NCEMC, the power supplier for most of the state's member cooperatives, provides reliable, affordable and safe electric and related services, including:

  • Operation of a load management system
  • Engineering and construction management
  • Power supply planning
  • Demand Side Management (DSM) planning

NCEMC acquires the power it sells to its member cooperatives in a number of ways, including:

  • Ownership of 61.5 percent of Catawba Nuclear Station Unit 1, and a 30.76 percent interest in the common facilities of the Catawba Nuclear Station in York County, SC
  • NCEMC-owned-and-operated peaking generators on the Outer Banks: one at Buxton (15 megawatts) and the other at Ocracoke (3 megawatts)
  • Purchases from investor-owned utilities, such as Progress Energy, American Electric Power and SCANA
  • NCEMC recently built two natural gas peak-load power plants in Anson and Richmond counties, with a combined rating of approximately 600 megawatts of capacity.

NCEMC Board Officers

President
Mitchell L. Keel, Four County EMC

Vice President
Mark A. Suggs, Pitt & Greene EMC

Secretary-Treasurer
Dale F. Lambert, Randolph EMC

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