Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ice Storm Restoration Nears Completion

Piedmont Electric estimates fewer than 200 customers remain without power resulting from Friday’s major ice storm.  Piedmont Electric and outside crews have been assigned to the remaining outages. 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… Read More»

PEMC Reports Ice Storm Restoration at 99%

Piedmont Electric crews with assistance from 235 outside line workers is reporting restoration of more than 20,800 outages associated with Friday’s severe ice storm.  At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 Piedmont Electric customers were without power.  We have made great progress, with more than 99% restoration to report. We have replaced more than… Read More»

PEMC Reports Ice Storm Outage Restoration @ 98%

Piedmont Electric crews with assistance from 235 outside line workers is reporting restoration of more than 20,500 outages associated with Friday’s severe ice storm.  At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 Piedmont Electric customers were without power.  We have made great progress, with more than 98% restoration to report.  As we complete the… Read More»

Progress Continues in Restoring Remaining Outages

Piedmont Electric crews with assistance from 235 outside line workers is reporting restoration of more than 19,000 outages associated with Friday’s severe ice storm.  At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 Piedmont Electric customers were without power.  We have made great progress, with more than 90% restoration to report.  As we complete… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Approaches 90% Restoration

Piedmont Electric crews with assistance from 235 outside line workers is reporting restoration of more than 18,000 outages associated with Friday’s severe ice storm.  At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 customers were without power.  We are quickly approaching 90% restoration. We want to thank you for your patience and we want to… Read More»

Crews Restore 7,500+ Outages Today

Piedmont Electric crews with assistance from more than 230 outside line workers made great progress today in their restoration efforts.  As of 9 PM today, crews have restored more than 7,500 outages bringing the restoration totals to more than 16,000+.   We are quickly approaching 80% restoration and the restoration numbers for Sunday will continue to climb as we… Read More»

Restoration Continues to Climb – 12,400+ Restored

Additional restoration numbers just in.  As of 10:20am, we have restored power to 700 additional customers totaling more than 12,400 customers restored.  We are at 59% restoration from the more than 21,000 customers who lost power due to the ice storm.  We will continue working until all customers’ power is restored.  Line Crews from… Read More»

Outage Restoration Continues – 11,700+ Restored

By10am this morning we had restored power to more than 11,700 customers and will continue working around the clock until all customers’ power is restored.  Major damage is being reported throughout our service area with downed trees in the power lines and broken poles.  Line Crews from all over North Carolina were… Read More»

Outage Update – Power Restored to 9,000+

By this morning we had restored power to more than 9,000 customers and will continue working around the clock until all customers’ power is restored.  Major damage is being reported throughout our service area with downed trees in the power lines and broken poles.  Line Crews from all over North… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Reports 8,500+ Restored

Piedmont Electric, with assistance from outside crews, made progress today bringing the total restoration to more than 8,500 members.   Working with PEMC are more than 220 line workers coming from Jones – Onslow EMC, Lumbee River EMC, Four County EMC, Edgecombe Martin County EMC, Halifax EMC, Pitt & Green EMC, and Brunswick EMC plus… Read More»