Economic Development

Tri-County EMC is dedicated to the communities and consumers we serve. A part of that dedication is to foster economic development and enhance the quality of life in these communities by working to improve economic development opportunities in our service territory.

Tri-County EMC service territory is located in eastern North Carolina and includes Wayne, Duplin, Lenoir, Johnston, Jones, Sampson and Wilson counties. The area is located near Interstate Highways 40 and 95, as well as U. S. and State Highways 70, 258, 17, 24 and 11.

The North Carolina Ports Authority’s Facilities located at Wilmington and Morehead City are both less than 90 miles away.

Commercial Customers

Commercial customers, both large and small are important to the cooperative. These businesses and industries provide the jobs for our local area and help to improve the economic well being of our communities.

With its technical abilities and experience, Tri-County EMC is capable of offering dependable electric service to both large and small commercial businesses. The cooperative is committed to keeping rates as low as possible without compromising on quality customer service.

Tri-County EMC’s fleet of top quality bucket trucks, line trucks and other equipment is operated and maintained by highly trained engineers, linemen and technical service people.

We are a local power supplier, therefore capable of giving commercial businesses a quicker response because our employees and equipment are always nearby.

Our Engineering Staff is available to work one-on-one in providing special assistance and guidance with your special energy needs.

Tri-County EMC’s service territory is an excellent place to find land, labor and support needed for a business to flourish. Business development loans and grants are available for certain development needs for more information, please email Bob Kornegay, Manager of Member Services or call (919) 735-2611 or (919) 587-9575.

Economic Development Commissions