Yearly Archives: 2015

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Central North Carolina

Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for our area tonight due to the combination of very cold temperatures, brisk winds and potential for black ice.  Beginning tonight, dangerously cold wind chills near or below zero will occur from late tonight thorough mid-Friday morning; be prepared as frostbite and hypothermia become… Read More»

Be Safe & Prepared for Weather Year-Round

We work hard to prevent outages, but when bad weather strikes – outages can happen, and we work just as hard to get your power back on quickly and safely. Our crews are prepared to respond, and so we encourage our customers to be prepared as well. Let’s work together… Read More»

Winter Storm Warning Issued For Our Area

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for our region from 4PM this afternoon to 9AM to Tuesday.  Snow and sleet are predicted to accumulate around an inch or so in the greater Triangle and 3-5 inches over the Northwest Piedmont.  Snow and sleet accumulation will be followed by freezing… Read More»

PEMC Prepared for Upcoming Winter Weather

An arctic cold front will blast across Central NC this weekend resulting in a several hours of 35 to 45 MPH wind gusts with some up to 50 MPH on Saturday evening; combined with the very cold air expected behind the front, with wind chills between five degrees below zero… Read More»

Planned Outage at Baynes Substation

Piedmont Electric will be having a planned outage at Baynes Substation this Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at 2:00 PM. This outage will impact those in Caswell County; in and around Hwy 86 and Hwy 49 areas. The outage should be around 5 minutes barring no unforeseen incidents. We apologize for… Read More»

Sign-up for these money and energy saving programs today!

A large part of Piedmont Electric’s power supply costs is determined by energy used during peak load periods.  That means when you participate in the programs below, you’re doing your part to help lower costs, not only for yourself, but for the whole cooperative. These money-saving programs are easy to… Read More»

Piedmont EMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive on January 14th

Piedmont Electric will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 14th 11:30AM- 3:30PM at their Hillsborough office.  They are looking specifically for O-, O+, A-, B- blood types—if you know of someone with these types, please let them know about our drive. Sign up for the… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Offers Several Youth Program Opportunities

Commitment to the community takes many forms at Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation and one of those forms is through youth leadership opportunities.  Piedmont EMC reaches out to local youths in our service territory, offering a variety of youth program opportunities, which include: Boys and Girls Basketball Camp Scholarships Piedmont Electric,… Read More»