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Energy Services and Sustainability

Providing Efficient and Reliable Utilities to Campus

Energy Services manages and provides the acquisition, generation, distribution and energy monitoring of utilities and infrastructure for the following services: electricity, water, wastewater, reclaimed water, stormwater, chilled water and steam.

About Our Systems


OWASA Headquarters
Temporary Change in OWASA’s Water Disinfection Process in March 2021

February 22, 2021

Starting in March, OWASA will temporarily use chlorine instead of chloramines to disinfect our drinking water.

Merritt Mill Road Closure
South Merritt Mill Road Will Close to Through Traffic Feb. 4

February 3, 2021

South Merritt Mill Road will close to through traffic on Feb. 4 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. for completion of railroad crossing and road repairs.

Cogeneration Facility
A Restoration for the Future

October 4, 2019

The University is working steadily to decrease its carbon footprint and move away from using coal. Campus administrators continually look for ways to reduce overall energy consumption and increase the use of renewable energy while lowering greenhouse gas emissions.


Energy Services Location

Energy Services

925 Branch St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-962-9054

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