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NC GreenPower

French Broad EMC has joined other select electric cooperatives, municipal electric providers and investor-owned utilities throughout North Carolina to offer electricity customers the opportunity to support the development of more renewable energy resources by participating in the NC GreenPower program. This unique program is the first renewable energy program in the nation offered as a statewide initiative.

Help NC GreenPower protect your environment.
NC GreenPower is an independent, nonprofit program working to provide more green power from renewable energy sources to North Carolina. Green power is a cleaner energy alternative to traditional fossil fuels. Using renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and organic matter is the best way to protect the environment now and ensure adequate energy supply for the future. Approved by the N.C. Utilities Commission, NC GreenPower is the nation’s first statewide multi-utility initiative to encourage the development of cleaner, renewable energy resources. Voluntary contributions from North Carolina citizens like you will add more renewable energy to North Carolina's power supply.

You have the power to make a difference.How NC GreenPower Works
For as little as $4 a month, you can help NC GreenPower build up the supply of green energy. Your $4 contribution each month will add one block of 100 kilowatt-hours of green power to the North Carolina power grid.

For your convenience, your voluntary contribution will be added to your monthly French Broad EMC electric bill. To help NC GreenPower keep administrative costs low, electric utilities around the state have volunteered to collect contributions and send the entire amount directly to NC GreenPower.

Find out more about NC GreenPower.
It’s easy to keep in touch with NC GreenPower and to learn more about the program by visiting their website at www.ncgreenpower.org. The NC GreenPower Speakers Bureau is another way to keep yourself and your group in touch with the program. Speakers are located across the state and would welcome the opportunity to speak to your organization or group. The service is free and is available to anyone by e-mailing the NC GreenPower Speakers Bureau.

Enroll today and add NC GreenPower to your French Broad EMC utility bill by clicking the button below:



  • If you are a FBEMC member contemplating the installation of a renewable energy system (Solar PV, Wind Turbine, Hydro Generator, etc.) at your home or business, please contact Sam Hutchins at our Marshall office. Making this a first step could help you avoid some possible pitfalls.


  • NC GreenPower, an independent nonprofit organization, was approved by the North Carolina Utilities Commission to provide North Carolinians with greater options for their energy sources. NC GreenPower is committed to improving environmental protection by increasing renewable energy sources. NC GreenPower is a subsidiary of Advanced Energy, located in Raleigh, N.C.

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