Yearly Archives: 2014

Planned Outage Affecting Buckhorn Area

Piedmont EMC apologizes to our members for any inconvenience that the November 1, 2014 planned maintenance outage in the Buckhorn area may cause.  Piedmont EMC will be repairing the steel structure at the Buckhorn Substation near Efland which was damaged during the March 2014 ice storm.  This work can only… Read More»

Baynes Transformer Outage Ends Power Restored to 2,000 Members

On the evening of Friday, October 24, 2014, Piedmont EMC lost the transformer inside Baynes Substation affecting approximately 2,000 members primarily located in Caswell County, with smaller numbers affected in Orange, Alamance and Person counties. Our linemen worked through the night to install a portable transformer until repairs can be made to the… Read More»

Member Alert: Telephone Scams Being Reported in Roxboro

Piedmont EMC is always looking out for our members, and we’ve been hearing about some terrible scams that have been victimizing members of other co-ops around the country. If you are contacted by someone claiming to represent your co-op, who asks for personal information such as your social security number,… Read More»

Hazardous Weather Outlook for our Service Territory 7/15 – 7/21

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook starting Tuesday, July 15 for Central NC, which includes our service territory.  We will be carefully monitoring this weather system and are prepared for potential power outages.  Because Piedmont Electric is located in the communities we serve, restoration… Read More»

Piedmont EMC Helps Local School Grow

Piedmont EMC, located in Hillsborough, NC, secured a $300,000 grant from USDA Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program to assist Bethel Hill Charter School in their construction of a new classroom building. The Bethel Hill Charter School, located in Person County, NC, will spend $1.3 million total for the… Read More»