Monthly Archives: June 2013

Outages Continue to Grow as Result of Storms

Linemen are restoring power due to storm damage affecting more than 7,000 members: 2,998 in Caswell County; 2,694 in Orange County; 778 in Alamance County; 397 in Person County; 225 in Durham County; 6 in Granville County. Report any outages to our Outage Reporting system at 800-449-2667 so that we… Read More»

Outage Restoration Status Update

As a result of the high winds and rain that swept through our area this afternoon, Piedmont Electric experienced broken poles and downed power lines resulting in more than 10,200 outages throughout our service territory. Crews are currently working to restore power and we have requested assistance from another co-op… Read More»

Major Storm Outage Affects More than 400,000 in North Carolina

The major storm that passed through our area this afternoon has resulted in multi-state power outages. It is estimated that more than 400,000 are experiencing power outages in North Carolina. Piedmont Electric wants all members to know that our crews will be working throughout the night to restore power. Crews… Read More»

Hurricane Safety

Advancements in technology warn us of coming storms days in advance, but don’t wait until a hurricane forms to start preparing. Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30 and, when these disasters strike, they pose serious threats to North Carolinians. True preparation for hurricane season starts now. Follow… Read More»

PEMC Hosts 4-H Golf Charity Tournament

There were more than 80 golfers who participated in our 13th Annual 4-H Charity Golf Tournament on May 29, 2013. Piedmont Electric has raised more than $73,000 for the Caswell, Person and Orange County 4-H Organizations since holding our first 4-H charity golf tournament. The 4-H programs are an important… Read More»