Monthly Archives: October 2012

Online Outage Information Available

Click this link to view Piedmont Electric’s online Outage Mapping feature . This link is posted on our website’s home page on the left side under the Live Outage Reporting area. Piedmont Electric strives to keep you informed and “connected” in the event of severe weather, outage, or emergency.

PEMC Celebrates New Copper Theft Law

Piedmont Electric and electric cooperatives across North Carolina welcomed a new copper theft law that took effect on October 1st. Copper theft is a serious problem that plagues our industry; it is dangerous, costly and illegal, and the new legislation is an important first step in eliminating this problem. Want… Read More»

National Earthquake Drill Set for October 18th

The largest earthquake safety drill ever held will roll across North America tomorrow at 10:18am, as businesses, schools, government agencies and organizations participate in the 2012 Shake Out. There’s still time to sign up and get counted in the Great SouthEast Shake Out. You can learn more about this national… Read More»

Co-op Day Celebration Reminder

October is Co-op Month and to celebrate Piedmont EMC will be hosting a Co-op Day, tomorrow, October 17th in our offices. We welcome our members to join us for some light refreshments and the opportunity to win a Panini & Sandwich Press. Each visiting member will also receive a free… Read More»

Early Voting Begins October 18th

Piedmont Electric would like to remind everyone that you can vote early beginning October 18 – November 3. NC One Stop Voting locations can be found at

Enter CFL Charlie’s Video Contest!

Kids get permission from your parents to record a short video (under a minute) of you talking about or showing an energy efficiency tip. Simply upload it to YouTube and fill out the form on the Kids Energy Zone website. Contest Details If your video is selected it will be… Read More»