Yearly Archives: 2011

Communications & Social Media Intern Position

Piedmont Electric has a Communications & Social Media Intern (temporary/part-time) position available. Interested candidates can learn more about this opportunity on our website. To learn more about the Communications & Social Media Intern position see “About PEMC/Employment” area of our website.

Piedmont Electric College Scholarship Program

Piedmont Electric will offer four $1,000 scholarships for continuing education to high school seniors in our service area who are planning to attend college or technical school. Applicant’s parent must be a member of Piedmont Electric. Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation offers scholarships to high school seniors for continuing their education… Read More»

2012 Designated “International Year of Cooperatives”

Electric cooperatives and other members of the co-op family take center stage globally in 2012, designated the International Year of Cooperatives. The celebration begins in October when U.S. cooperatives traditionally celebrate National Cooperative Month. The International Year of Cooperatives’ theme, “Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World,” resonates with co-ops in… Read More»

PEMC Asks Members to Help Prevent Copper Theft

Copper theft is on the rise. If you notice anything unusual around our substations, equipment or distribution poles please call Piedmont Electric at 800.222.3107. CopperTheftRelease

We’re Celebrating National Co-op Month on Wednesday, October 19th

Members are invited to stop by one of our three Piedmont Electric offices to learn about your electric cooperative’s energy saving programs, enjoy some light refreshments and register for prize drawings. Please join us Wednesday, October 19th, as we celebrate National Co-op Month.

Power Restoration to Co-ops in the Eastern Part of the State

Piedmont Electric assists others in restoration efforts that resulted from Hurricane Irene. See full story for pictures and information about the storm. Hillsborough, N.C., September 2, 2011 – Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation, our local electric cooperative, sent seventeen linemen and equipment to Pitt & Greene EMC in Farmville, NC. The… Read More»

Final Deadline Quickly Approaching for Classroom Grants

Final deadline is September 18, 2011 to apply for North Carolina classroom grants. Visit for details. North Carolina’s electric cooperatives, including Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation, have allocated more than $590,000 for the Bright Ideas education grant program, and interested teachers are encouraged to submit a grant application before the… Read More»

Power Restored to 95 Percent of NC Electric Co-op Members

Piedmont Electric crews returned home late Wednesday, August 31st after assisting Pitt & Greene Electric Membership Cooperative in their Hurricane Irene restoration efforts. September 1, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – Cooperative crews continue to make progress in Irene’s aftermath, restoring power to more than 95 percent of members by Thursday morning.… Read More»