Monthly Archives: March 2014

Lottery Scam Targets Co-op Member

Piedmont Electric has just been alerted to yet another scam that is trying to separate electric cooperative members from their hard-earned cash.  The caller didn’t mention the co-op by name, but stated that his local power provider had given names and cell numbers of people who had paid their electric bill and… Read More»

Hazardous Weather for our Service Territory May 15th

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook today, May 15.  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 crews are always on-site and can begin restoration work… Read More»

Hazardous Weather for our Service Territory April 15th & 16th

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and Freeze Warning, through tomorrow.  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 crews are always on-site and can begin… Read More»

Scholarship Deadlines are approaching

Piedmont Electric Members with children should note the following deadlines for upcoming scholarships: Youth Tour Deadline: 03/31/2014 Boys and Girls Basketball Camps Deadline: 03/31/2014 College Scholarship Deadline: 03/31/2014

Piedmont Electric Ice Storm Restoration Details

Piedmont Electric reports the last outage, which was located in Alamance County, that resulted from Friday’s major ice storm was restored at 10:58 PM on Tuesday night.  At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 Piedmont Electric customers were without power which impacted all counties served.  We have replaced more… Read More»

Wind Advisory in Effect from 3 P.M. to Midnight

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a high wind advisory for all of Central, NC—which is in effect from 3PM this afternoon to midnight tonight.  We will be carefully monitoring this weather system and are prepared for potential power outages.  Because Piedmont Electric is located in the communities… Read More»

Ice Storm Restoration Completed

Piedmont Electric reports restoration at 100% from Friday’s major ice storm.  At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 Piedmont Electric customers were without power.  Our sincerest thanks go to our employees and the additional 235 line workers from Brunswick EMC, Edgecombe Martin County EMC, Four County EMC, Halifax EMC, Haywood EMC, Jones-Onslow EMC,… Read More»