Yearly Archives: 2015

2015 Capital Credits Retirement

If you were a member of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation in 1987, you will soon receive your share of capital credits for that year. One of the major benefits of being a member of Piedmont EMC is that you are returned any money that is left over after all of… Read More»

Apply for the 2016 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour by January 1

Local youths have a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit our nation’s capital for the annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.  Piedmont Electric will sponsor one student on this year’s tour which will host over 1,500 high school students nationwide. The Electric Cooperative Youth Tour is a… Read More»

Holiday Electrical Safety Tips

It’s the holiday season – the most wonderful time of the year! It can also be the most stressful and potentially dangerous, particularly when it comes to keeping your family safe through parties, presents, travel and meals. Follow these tips to protect your family this holiday season. (Click to enlarge)

Holiday Gifts for Energy Savings

The holiday season is upon us, and for many members of Piedmont Electric, that means gift giving, decorations and (combined with colder weather) a higher energy bill in January. Luckily, there are a number of products on the market that not only make fantastic gifts, but can also help you… Read More»

Fight the Winter Chill

Keep your bill low this winter while staying comfortably warm in your home by using these energy saving tips: Turn down your thermostat as low as is comfortable. recommends setting the temperature at 68 degrees Fahrenheit to maximize energy efficiency. Change your air filter once a month. Keep curtains… Read More»

2015 Annual Food & Toy Drive ends Friday, December 11th

As part of our commitment to the communities in which we live and serve, Piedmont Electric is sponsoring our 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»

Piedmont EMC Awards $750,000 Loan to the Town of Yanceyville

The town of Yanceyville is expanding its municipal fire station with the help of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation. Piedmont EMC has awarded the town a $750,000 zero-interest loan to aid in the expansion of the Yanceyville Municipal Fire Department. The loan funds are available in partnership with the United States… Read More»

Piedmont EMC Awards Grants to Teachers for their ‘Bright Ideas’

PIEDMONT EMC AWARDS GRANTS TO TEACHERS FOR ‘BRIGHT IDEAS’ HILLSBOROUGH,  N.C., NOVEMBER 13, 2015 – PIEDMONT EMC awarded more than $25,000 in Bright Ideas education grants to 23 area teachers to fund engaging classroom learning projects. More than 6800 students at schools in Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Orange, and Person counties… Read More»

Energy Saving Tips for Renters and Homeowners

Renters and homeowners alike have the ability to cut energy costs by implementing low or no cost tips that can easily be put in place. Here are 5 simple ways to lower your bill during the winter: Change your air filter once a month. Keep curtains open in the daytime… Read More»

Is It Time to Replace Your Heating System?

  If your heating system is over 12 years old, it might be time to start thinking about replacing it for a new, more energy efficient electric heat pump – with frigid months ahead, you don’t want to be left in the cold. Piedmont Electric offers heat pump loans and… Read More»