COVID-19 Update: NRLP closed to the public; disconnections and late fees suspended

Out of concern for the health and safety of our customers and our employees due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), NRLP will be closed to the public until further notice. NRLP employees will continue reporting to work so there will be no disruption to operations or electric service.

Disconnections and late payment fees have been suspended until further notice.covid 19 page link

If you have any questions, concerns, or need any assistance during these difficult circumstances, please give us a call at 828-264-3671. We are more than happy and willing to work with you.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. The health and safety of our customers, employees, and the community is our top concern during this time.        

Customer Survey

We want to hear from you! Please take a moment to take our 2020 customer survey.

Click here to complete the survey.

The purpose of the survey is to measure opinions of residents and business owners regarding the electric service received from NRLP, as well as communication preferences and perceptions of new strategic initiatives.

NRLP’s customer survey is part of a larger statewide effort by ElectriCities of North Carolina to conduct comprehensive research among residential and commercial energy customers of North Carolina public power communities to gain a deeper understanding into customer’s perceptions of and satisfaction with the services they receive from their community owned utility.

Please give us a call at 828-264-3671 if you have any questions about the survey.


Services Available

•  Customer Portal, see the video below for information
•  Pay your bill online using eCheck, Visa, MasterCard or Discover
•  Update your contact information
•  Automatic Bank Draft (PDF)
•  Good Neighbor Round Up Program available to help those less fortunate in our community
•  NRLP Notifications (PDF): How to set up; Payment Reminders, Severe Weather, & Special Alerts via text or email
•  100 + Ways to Conserve Resources

  • NRLP's Electric Vehicle Charging Station Now Open!  Located in the customer service parking area, come "fill up" for FREE.

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Scam Alert!

Several customers have received telephone calls from a person claiming to be a contractor working for NRLP. Their claim is that the customer's power will be cut off if payment arrangements are not made immediately.

• NRLP does not employ contractors to contact customers.
• NRLP does not phone customers regarding delinquency.

• NRLP does not collect payments at customer’s location.
• NRLP's telephone number is a local number (828-264-3671), NRLP does not have an 800 number.

If you receive a call from someone claiming to represent NRLP, please contact Boone Police at 828-268-6900.

If you have any questions or seek additional information relating to this scam please contact NRLP at 828-264-3671.

New River Light and Power DOES NOT accept credit card payments via email. NEVER send credit card data via email or the contact form.

Energy Forecast

Energy Forecast Banner Provided by ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.

This free tool can help you to estimate the average energy usage in your home.  Get started now by clicking here.  Go to the "My Home" tab and complete the questions.

Customer Portal


Please visit us at 146 Faculty Street Extension, behind Wendy's and Bojangles.

map showing NRLP location near intersection of Faculty St. and Winklers Creek Rd.                                                                                                     RP3 Logo