New River Light & Power has been awarded a Public Power Award of Excellence in all five strategic categories by ElectriCities of North Carolina.

NRLP received awards for Grid Modernization, Value of Public Power, Wholesale Power Cost, Workforce Planning and Development, and Continuous Improvement.

This is the second year in a row that NRLP has been recognized in all five of the categories.

NRLP Engineering Supervisor, Matt Makdad said being recognized with these awards is a testament to all of the hard work of everyone at NRLP, from line crews to the customer service team.

ElectriCities is a membership organization including public power communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.