Monthly Archives: June 2012

Excessive Heat Watch in Effect – Take Precautions

Excessive heat expected Friday through the weekend. An exessive heat watch is in effect Friday through Sunday. High temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 100 degrees each day. Heat indices as high as 110 to 115 degrees are expected. Click here for more information Refer to Orange County’s News… Read More»

Bright Ideas Education Grants Available to Teachers

Teachers in North Carolina are being given the opportunity to win grants for innovative classroom projects. Piedmont Electric along with other North Carolina electric cooperatives have allocated more than $600,000 to award educators across the state during the 2012-2013 school year. The application period opened April 1 and ends September… Read More»

New Kids Energy Zone Website

Touchstone Energy has just reimagined and redesigned the Kids Energy Zone website. The new site features a design specifically for elementary school-aged kids. CFL Charlie welcomes kids with a number of activities, including videos, coloring pages, and online games that scroll across the screen. CFL Charlie is waiting for you… Read More»

PEMC Awards College Scholarships

Piedmont Electric is pleased to announce $1,000 college scholarships to four graduating high school seniors from local schools. Those receiving college scholarships are: Amber Oliver Amber Oliver of Northern High School in Durham County. Miss Oliver will be attending Duke University. Andrea Stewart Andrea Stewart of Orange High in Orange… Read More»

Show Us Your Power Video Winners

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., June 4, 2012 — Piedmont Electric is pleased to announce the winners of our Show Us Your Power energy efficiency music video contest. In February, Piedmont EMC reached out to schools in an effort to not only raise awareness about energy efficiency but give teachers the opportunity to… Read More»