North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 (NCMPA1)
NCMPA1 consists of 19 cities and towns in piedmont and western North Carolina, including some of the largest areas of economic growth. NCMPA1 owns a portion of the Catawba Nuclear Station, operated by Duke Energy. NCMPA1 provides wholesale power to its 19 participants.
NCMPA1 is governed by a Board of Commissioners, which consists of 14 members elected throughout North Carolina. Each participant appoints a Commissioner and an Alternate Commissioner to the Board. The Board meets at least three times a year. The ElectriCities Board of Directors provides oversight of Power Agency operations.