Public Power


Statesville is a Public Power community, a municipally-owned and operated electric service.  More than 70 communities in North Carolina serve more than 500,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. These communities are collectively known as NC Public Power.   

The N.C. Public Power website includes comprehensive information
for residential customers, including:

  •  information about the history of the power agencies and public power, 
  •  facts about the power agencies, 
  •  storm preparedness information, 
  •  energy efficiency tips, 
  •  information about the NC Public Power plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, 
  •  renewable energy portfolio standards updates, and
  •  a listing of jobs available in public power across the state.

ElectriCities is a not-for-profit government service organization representing cities, towns and universities that own electric distribution systems. Today, ElectriCities represents more than 90 members in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Formed back in 1965 to protect the interests of Public Power customers, and to provide a unified voice to speak out in the North Carolina legislature, ElectriCities continues today to serve Public Power communities.

Kent Houpe
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Devon Shelton
Assistant Director
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James Bowers
Line Superintendent
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Scott Chandgie
Business Development/ Energy Services
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Rocky Martin
Engineering Services Supervisor
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Josh Mahaffey
Technical Services Supervisor
    Email Josh

Keith Courson
Substation Supervisor
Email Keith

Shawn Cox
Utility Line Clearance Supervisor
Email Shawn


Physical Address
915 Winston Avenue
Statesville, NC 28687

Mailing Address
PO Box 1111
Statesville, NC 28687

Main Office Number
Fax 704.872.7009