Helping Sustain the High Country
Green Power Program
Reduce your carbon footprint for as little as $5 a month.
Become carbon neutral by purchasing blocks of clean, renewable energy to offset your monthly carbon-based electric use.
Good Neighbor Round Up Program
Help your neighbors keep the lights on for less than a dollar a month. You can transform lives and assist community members in need through this voluntary donation program.
NRLP supports customer-owned rooftop solar and other renewable home and business energy generation through our buy-all, sell-all program.
News & Events
Celebrate Public Power Week with NRLP October 2 Sep 26, 2023
Appalachian State University's New River Light and Power (NRLP) will join over 2,000 not-for-profit public power utilities in celebration of Public Power Week October 1 - 7.
June 16, 2023
App State’s New River Light and Power celebrates Public Power Month of Giving
By Mariana Greene
Appalachian State's New River Light and Power has been awarded the 2022 Public Power Award of Excellence by ElectriCities of NC.
Five future Mountaineers from Watauga County have been named recipients of Appalachian State University’s New River Light and Power (NRLP) Scholarship for the 2023–24 school year.