Energy Resources

As a community owned electric and natural gas system, the goal of Energy Resources is to provide safe, efficient, and reliable electric and natural gas services to all customers.

The City of Rocky Mount is a nationally recognized Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) and a recipient of the Gold designation in the System Operation Achievement Recognition (SOAR) program. The RP3 award is given by the American Public Power Association to cities that provide the highest degree of safe and reliable electric service. The SOAR award is given by the American Public Gas Association to public gas utilities that demonstrate excellence in worker safety, workforce development, system integrity and system improvement.

Contact Us

Phone: 252-972-1272
Fax: 252-972-1173
Email: energyspecialist@rockymountnc.gov

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)

Chris Beschler

Director of Energy Resources

P: 252-972-1271
F: 252-972-1173

City Hall, 331 S. Franklin St., Rocky Mount

Who to Call

Install or remove an area light:
(252) 467-4800

Report area light or street light outage:
(252) 467-4800

Report a utility emergency (e.g. power outage, gas leak):
(252) 467-4800

Request locate of underground utilities:
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Schedule an energy audit:
(252) 972-1250

Sign up for load management:
(252) 467-4803

Utility billing questions:
(252) 972-1250

Administration

Director:
Chris Beschler – (252) 972-1271

Gas Operations Manager:
Bradley Walters – (252) 467-4827

Electric Operations Manager:
Darryl Strother – (252) 467-4808

Interim Electronic Communications Supervisor:
Vacant – (252) 972-1277

Electric Distribution Manager:
Vacant (252) 467-4808

Engineering Manager:
Vacant (252) 467-4807

Gas Distribution Manager:
Vacant (252) 467-4827

Divisions

As a community-owned electric and natural gas system, the goal of Energy Resources is to provide safe, efficient, and reliable electric and natural gas services to all customers. The Energy Resources department provides the following services:

Electric Division: Services include the construction, operation and maintenance of the electric distribution system, the area light program, and the tree trimming program.

Engineering Division: Services include maintenance of department facilities, electric meters, substations, load management and services provided by staking engineers.

Gas Division: Services include the construction, operation and maintenance of the natural gas distribution system and dispatch operations.

Our Partners

The City of Rocky Mount Energy Resources department partners with a number of organizations. Click the images below for more information on our partners.