Monthly Archives: April 2016

Keeping our Linemen Safe

Meet some of our linemen (left to right) Jonathan, Donald and Dale, who make safety their top priority. While linemen love their jobs and cannot imagine doing anything else, they have one primary goal: to come home safely to their loved ones at the end of the day. By setting… Read More»

National Electrical Safety Month

Every May, electric cooperatives across the country celebrate Electrical Safety Month. Raising awareness about the importance of electrical safety is more essential than ever. This month’s feature article discusses some potential electrical hazards and how you can safeguard your home. Surge protectors are used to protect your computer and other… Read More»

Piedmont Electric’s Live Outage Map Viewer

Click here to view live reporting on outages in our service area. To report an outage, please call 800.222.3107. Voice instructions will direct you through the reporting system.

American Red Cross Blood Drive at Piedmont Electric on April 13

On April 13, from 11:30am- 3:30pm the Orange Rural Fire Department & Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation are sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive. The blood drive will be held at our Hillsborough Office: 2500 NC 86 S, Hillsborough Sign up at and enter sponsor code: Hillsborough or search… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Announces Community Solar Program

Hillsborough NC (April 1, 2016) – Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation, a not-for-profit electric cooperative headquartered in Hillsborough recently announced a new Community Solar program as part of a continued commitment to renewable energy. This program provides a lower cost, and lower risk, way for Piedmont Electric members to get involved in… Read More»