Monthly Archives: January 2016

Weather Forecast Update 1/22/2016 at 5:00pm

Weather Update as of 1/22/2016 at 5:00pm Throughout the morning hours, we mainly saw snow and sleet accumulate across our service territory. Tonight, sleet and freezing rain will continue across nearly all of central NC, which means a greater potential for significant ice accumulations (up to a 1/2″) from freezing… Read More»

Winter Storm Warning 1/22-1/23

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR OUR AREA There is a major winter storm expected to impact Central North Carolina late tonight until 6:00pm Saturday.  There could be snow and sleet accumulations of 4 to 8 inches along with a quarter inch of ice.  Snow and sleet will start late tonight and… Read More»

Hazardous Weather Outlook 1/20/16

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR OUR AREA There’s an arctic air mass in place right now across central and eastern North Carolina; a system this evening could produce a brief round of snow flurries for the evening commute.  Thursday will be more seasonal as high temperatures return to the mid-40s.  Then,… Read More»

Solar Projects in Roxboro and Caswell

At Piedmont Electric, we believe in an all-of-the-above electric supply portfolio that includes renewable energy.  In December, we completed construction on two solar fields at our Roxboro and Caswell offices. Hannah Solar out of Atlanta, Georgia helped with the installation of the solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.  Altogether, these solar fields… Read More»

Know your energy use with daily usage alerts from Piedmont Electric

Getting an unexpected, higher-than-average energy bill is a terrible feeling. Luckily, Piedmont Electric now offers daily usage alerts to help you take control of your household’s spending. With daily alerts, you’ll know exactly how much energy you use each day, and can use that information to make changes to lower… Read More»

Understand Your Bill, Understand Your Energy Use

Piedmont Electric offers a number of tools to help you understand your energy usage, each with its own unique way of helping you save energy and money! Your Bill Your bill contains more information than you might think. Along with the total amount owed, your bill also tells you exactly… Read More»

Stay Warm This Winter: You’re In Control!

Did you know that heating and cooling your home is one of the most expensive parts of your energy bill each month? Many members are surprised this time of year by expensive energy bills caused by the colder weather. When the temperature drops outside, your heating system has to work… Read More»

Piedmont EMC Becomes Member of Plug-in NC

Piedmont EMC Becomes Member of Plug-in NC Hillsborough, N.C., January 11, 2016 – Piedmont EMC is pleased to announce the electric cooperative has become a member of Plug-in NC, a state-wide program that recognizes those that are supporting electric vehicles. Plug-in NC was started by the North Carolina Plug-in Electric… Read More»