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EnergyUnited Sponsors Carolina BalloonFest Oct. 18-20

October 16, 2019

EnergyUnited is proud to serve as a sponsor of the 2019 Carolina BalloonFest being held at the Statesville Regional Airport on October 18-20. This is the 46th consecutive year this special event has been held in Statesville and it is the second longest running balloon festival in the United States. The three-day event is packed…
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Board Members Elected to Serve New Term

October 10, 2019

EnergyUnited would like to congratulate three members of our Board of Directors who have been elected to serve a new three-year term. EnergyUnited members recently cast their votes in our 2019 election and the results are now official. Jerry Anderson has been re-elected to represent EnergyUnited members in District 1. He has served on the…
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EnergyUnited Calls on Members to Conserve Electricity Amid Record Temperatures

October 03, 2019

EnergyUnited is asking all members to conserve energy today as the cooperative prepares in advance of record heat levels that will be noticed throughout its 19-county service area. The electric cooperative is asking members to be cognizant of their energy use today as temperatures begin to rise to record levels. “These unprecedented temperature levels are…
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DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR LOCAL TEACHERS TO APPLY FOR BRIGHT IDEAS GRANTS FROM ENERGYUNITED

September 13, 2019

Statesville, N.C. – Time is running out for local K-12 teachers to apply for grants of up to $2,000 from EnergyUnited through the Bright Ideas Education Grant Program. Educators with creative ideas for hands-on classroom projects must submit their application by September 23. Interested teachers can find the application, along with grant-writing tips and program…
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ENERGYUNITED DONATES $10,000 TO FAMILY PROMISE OF DAVIE COUNTY

STATESVILLE, N.C. – On Monday, September 9, 2019 the EnergyUnited Foundation presented a $10,000 check to Family Promise of Davie County (FPDC) to help combat homelessness in the Davie County area. Family Promise is a national organization that formed in 1986 in New Jersey. In 1988, Family Promise began replicating the program model nationally. Family…
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EnergyUnited Donates $10,000 TO Iredell Christian Ministries

September 10, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – On Monday, September 9, 2019 the EnergyUnited Foundation presented a $10,000 check to Iredell Christian Ministries (ICM) to provide energy assistance for the nonprofit organization. ICM has been aiding low-income households since 2007. The organization was formed by downtown churches in Statesville after noticing an increase in individuals coming directly to church…
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EnergyUnited to Host Annual Meeting on September 19th

September 06, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – EnergyUnited will host its 21st Annual Meeting of Members on Thursday, September 19 at 4:00 p.m. at its headquarters located at 567 Mocksville Hwy, Statesville, NC 28625. This is also the 81st Annual Meeting of the cooperatives out of which EnergyUnited was formed. At the Annual Meeting, EnergyUnited will offer a brief…
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EnergyUnited Chief Strategy Officer Appointed to Strategic Technology Advisory Council

September 03, 2019

Thomas Golden, chief strategy officer and vice president of energy services for EnergyUnited, has been appointed to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Strategic Technology Advisory Council (STAC). In pursuit of meeting the technology interests and needs of electric co-op members, NRECA’s Business and Technology Services (BTS) division is supported by member Advisors participating…
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EnergyUnited Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to Pastor’s Pantry

August 14, 2019

The EnergyUnited Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded a grant for $5,000 to Pastor’s Pantry, a non-profit food pantry that helps combat food insecurity for seniors in Davidson County. Pastor’s Pantry relies on volunteer support from community youth groups, civic organizations and churches to maintain daily operations. These volunteers also go one step…
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8/11 Day Reminds Us To Call 811 Before Any Underground Digging Project

August 08, 2019

Aug. 11 (8/11) is 811 Day, an annual reminder to dial 8-1-1 at least three working days before beginning any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. This free and simple step can save lives and reduce risk of injury, repair costs, fines and inconvenient outages. According to North Carolina 811, an underground utility…
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EnergyUnited Foundation Awards $10,000 to Our Towns for Habitat for Humanity

July 10, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – The EnergyUnited Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded a grant for $10,000 to Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, serving North Mecklenburg and Iredell counties. Our Towns promotes affordable housing in the Lake Norman and Statesville area through two main programs—new home ownership and…
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EnergyUnited Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to South Davidson Family Resource Center

June 24, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – The EnergyUnited Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded a grant for $10,000 to South Davidson Family Resource Center (SDFRC), a non-profit agency that provides essential services and resources to the disadvantaged population and families in crisis in southern Davidson County. South Davidson Family Resource Center was founded in 1998 to…
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EnergyUnited Line Worker Wins Statewide Pole Top Rescue Competition

June 06, 2019

Statesville, N.C., – Levi Fagan, a lineman for EnergyUnited based in Lake Norman, earned the title of state champion on Thursday, May 30 at the 16th biennial Pole Top Rescue Competition hosted by North Carolina’s electric cooperatives in Raleigh. The competition pits line workers against the clock and each other as they demonstrate the technical…
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EnergyUnited Shares Success with Donation to United Way

May 23, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C.– EnergyUnited recently presented a donation of $7,500 to United Way of Iredell County in recognition of their outstanding contributions and impact in the community. The donation was made possible thanks to corporate and employee contributions, as well as a special matching grant from CoBank, a cooperative bank that provides essential financial services to…
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CRAIG BLACK APPOINTED TO ENERGYUNITED BOARD OF DIRECTORS

May 21, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – Mooresville resident Craig Black has been appointed to serve on the EnergyUnited board of directors. Mr. Black was appointed to fill the vacant, third-district directorship seat left after the recent passing of longtime board member Mr. Mack Shoaf, who had served cooperative members for over 40 years. “We are pleased to announce…
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EnergyUnited Awards $5,000 College Scholarships to Two Local Students

May 01, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – EnergyUnited is pleased to announce its 2019 Empowering the Future scholarship winners: Jason Jimenez of Iredell County and Parker Shoaf of Davidson County. Both students will receive $5,000 college scholarships from EnergyUnited which will be used to cover qualifying college-related expenses. As Empowering the Future scholarship winners, Jimenez and Shoaf were selected…
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EnergyUnited Official Named President of NC Association of Electric Cooperatives

April 30, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – Dr. Max Walser, chairman of EnergyUnited’s board of directors, was recently named president of the board of directors for the North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives (NCAEC). Dr. Walser, who has served on EnergyUnited’s board of directors for 43 years, was elected to his one-year NCAEC term during the association’s annual meeting…
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ENERGYUNITED NOW ACCEPTING BRIGHT IDEAS APPLICATIONS

April 22, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – EnergyUnited is once again partnering with local educators to bring learning to life through the Bright Ideas education grant program. Educators can now submit an application for Bright Ideas grants of up to $2,000 for innovative, hands-on classroom projects. Interested teachers can learn more and apply online at www.ncbrightideas.com. “For the past…
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ENERGYUNITED AWARDS SPORTS CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS

April 11, 2019

STATESVILLE, N.C. – Two local students have earned all-expense-paid Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarships from EnergyUnited to attend summer basketball camps at two of the state’s largest college campuses. Ivey Morrison, a 5th grader at East Iredell Elementary School, will represent EnergyUnited this June at the 2019 Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp at NC State University….
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