Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation is a not for profit electric utility owned by the more than 52,000 members that we serve in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland counties. We currently serve more than 60,000 accounts, over 77,000 power poles, 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 In Numbers

Number of Members
52,974
Number of Accounts
60,527
Number of Power Poles
77,672
Miles of Line
5,681

More About Us

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We were first organized on March 15, 1940

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We have 5 offices

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Our headquarters office is located in Red Springs, NC in Robeson County

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We have 28 substations

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We have 122 employees

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We serve in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, and Scotland counties

Membership Organizations

NCEC2

North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives

All of North Carolina's 26 electric distribution cooperativees recieve electricity through NCEMC, a power generation and transmission cooperative.

NCEC2

North Carolina's Association of Electric Cooperatives, INC

An association of North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives, is a service association formed to provide services more efficiently and economically for co-op member systems like Lumbee River.

NCEC2

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)

This service organization is dedicated to representing the national interests of cooperative electric utilities and the members they serve across the United States.

NCEC2

Touchstone Energy

An alliance of consumer-owned electric cooperatives dedicated to providing members with reliable, high-quality service at competitive prices.