Monthly Archives: September 2011

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»