Yearly Archives: 2013

Piedmont Electric Holiday Office Hours

Piedmont Electric wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season!  Please note that our offices will be closed December 24th and 25th for Christmas and January 1st for New Year’s. To reach us during normal office hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm: 800.222.3107 If you power goes out, call us at… Read More»

Holiday Safety Tips

Santa Claus isn’t the only one traveling during the holiday season; many of you will be adding points to frequent flier miles, hitting the roads, or “walking over the river and through the woods.” Wherever you are traveling and however you choose to get there, it is important to keep… Read More»

Piedmont Electric’s Annual Food and Toy Drive

As part of our commitment to the communities in which we live and serve, Piedmont Electric is sponsoring its annual drive to help the less fortunate.  When out shopping for loved ones, carry this list with you for gift options to give to those in need, ensuring all a warm… Read More»

Electric Cooperatives Philippine’s Typhoon Relief Fund

As you know, over the weekend, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines and devastated many communities, specifically the islands of Leyte and Cebu. The power and transmission lines in the city of Tacloban were wiped out.  There are 119 electric cooperatives in this nation, and at least 30 have been… Read More»

Duke Energy Transmission Outage Affecting Buckhorn Area

Saturday, November 9, 2013 @ 8:30am – Customers in the Baynes and Efland areas in Orange and Alamance counties are experiencing a power outage due to a Duke Energy transmission line outage with our Buckhorn Substation. 2,384 customers are affected by this outage. Piedmont Electric is optimistic that power will… Read More»

Last Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday – November 1 – 3, 2013

The last NC Energy Star sales tax holiday is this weekend, November 1 – 3. State sales tax will not be charged on Energy Star qualified projects (used in a non-commercial fashion). An “Energy Star qualified product” meets the energy guidelines set by the U. S. EPA and the U.… Read More»