Yearly Archives: 2015

Halloween Safety Tips

While Halloween can be an exciting time for children – and adults, it can also be deadly. Consider that twice as many child pedestrians are killed while walking on Halloween compared to other days of the year. With Halloween just around the corner, it is important to keep your children… Read More»

Follow PEMC on Facebook for updates during severe weather

For more up-to-date information on the severe weather event this weekend, and the potential effects of Hurricane Joaquin, please follow us on Facebook at PiedmontEMC. If this complex weather system, and the rain that comes with it, creates any significant power outages in our service area, we will be updating… Read More»

PEMC prepares for upcoming weather event and potential outages

A complex weather pattern will prevail across the North Carolina through the weekend. Moderate to heavy rain began falling across much of the central and eastern part of our state on Friday morning.  This is the beginning of a 3-day stretch that will include multiple inches of rain that could… Read More»

Use Portable Generators Safely

Portable generators can be a big help when the power is out for a long time. However, if they are not used properly, generators can pose serious safety threats, including death, due to the toxic carbon monoxide fumes they produce. Follow these tips when using a portable generator to help… Read More»

Locally Owned. Nationally Connected.

Being a member of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation means that you are more than just a customer, you are also an owner of this company as part of the cooperative structure. Read below to find out more about what that means for you. Responsive to Member Needs The board of… Read More»

Budget Billing

What if your electric bill was the same amount? Last month… This month… Next month… 6 months from now… Budget billing is one of the easiest ways to take the uncertainty out of your monthly electric bill! When you enroll in Budget Billing, we’ll take a look at your last… Read More»

Piedmont Electric’s 2015 Youth Scholarship Winners

Piedmont EMC awarded three youth scholarships to local students in our area. Two Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarships were awarded to Trey Grizzle of Gravelly Middle School in Orange County for the Roy Williams Basketball Camp (June 20–24) at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Matina McCain of Northern Middle School in Person County attended the Wolfpack Women’s Basketball… Read More»