NC’s Public Power Communities Report No Power Outages From Hurricane Earl

September 3, 2010

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Public power utilities monitored the progress of Hurricane Earl throughout the week and were prepared to quickly respond to any outages and are pleased to announce that none were experienced. When storms advance NC Public Power communities work together to restore power as quickly as possible using the Emergency Assistance Program. The Emergency Assistance Program was activated several days ago in anticipation of the storm.

For a complete list of NC Public Power communities, visit www.ncpublicpower.com.

ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc. (ElectriCities), North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 (NCMPA1), North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) – More than 70 North Carolina public power communities, municipally owned and operated electric systems, serve more than 500,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in North Carolina. ElectriCities’ members in NC, SC and VA serve more than one million customers. Most have been providing reliable electric service for 100 years or more. ElectriCities is the service organization that provides customer service and safety training, emergency and technical assistance, communications, government affairs and legal services to public power communities. ElectriCities provides management services to the state’s two municipal power agencies: NCMPA1 and NCEMPA. NCMPA1 has 19 member cities in the western part of North Carolina and NCEMPA has 32 member cities in eastern North Carolina. More information about ElectriCities is available at www.electricities.com. More information about the Power Agencies and NC Public Power is available at www.ncpublicpower.com

For more information about NC Public Power and ElectriCities visit www.ncpublicpower.com and www.electricities.com

SOURCE ElectriCities of NC Inc.

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