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About Us

Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation is a not for profit electric utility owned by the more than 50,000 members that we serve in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland counties. We currently serve more than 58,000 accounts, spanning more than 5,600 miles across those 4 eastern North Carolina counties.

Mission Statement:

"Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation is a member owner-business. It is committed to providing electric and other value-added services that improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Our dedicated employee team delivers high quality, competitively priced products and services. We are committed to continuous improvement and to make Lumbee River EMC our customers' first choice."

Motto and Philosophy: Safety & Members First!

Lumbee River Facts:

  • First Organized: March 15, 1940
  • Number of Offices: 6
  • Headquarters: Red Springs, NC in Robeson County
  • Number of Members: 50,594
  • Number of Accounts: 58,414
  • Miles of Line: 5,681
  • Number of Power Poles: 77,672
  • Number of Substations: 27
  • Counties Served: Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, and Scotland
  • Number of Employees: 118

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