Yearly Archives: 2017

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect 12/8-12/9

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for our service territory from 9:00 a.m. this morning to 4:00 p.m. this Saturday. Be prepared for falling snow, reduced visibility and possibly accumulation of slush or wet snow on bridges and shaded roads. We are closely monitoring this weather and are prepared… Read More»

Save money, stay cozy

Nothing will make you appreciate your heating system like the cold winter months! It’s fun to watch the snow fall in winter – from the warmth of your heated home. But what’s the best way to keep your house comfortable when it’s freezing outside? Read on to learn the most… Read More»

President’s Message: Happy New Year from Piedmont Electric!

Happy New Year from Piedmont Electric! This new year is especially exciting as it marks our 80th anniversary as your local electric cooperative. Since 1938, we’ve been committed to empowering our members, supporting our communities and delivering you exceptional service. Reflecting on the past and on our core values is… Read More»

Start the new year with savings!

The beginning of a new year serves as a fresh start and a time to make small changes to set yourself up for success in 2018. One common resolution is looking for ways to save money, and Piedmont Electric is here to help! We have a variety of programs to… Read More»

Capital Credits Q&A

Since 1975, Piedmont Electric has returned more than $23 million in capital credits to members. To learn more about capital credits, we spoke with Lisa Kennedy, VP of Financial Services. What are capital credits? Since Piedmont Electric is a nonprofit cooperative owned by our members, we do not earn profits… Read More»

Looking Back on 2017

Dear Members, Season’s greetings and thank you for another great year! Being part of a cooperative means being part of something special. Our goals this past year were designed to improve service reliability, our community involvement and our members’ quality of life all while working to keep costs low and… Read More»

2017 Annual Food & Toy Drive

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

The Value of Electricity

The electricity you receive is a bargain when compared to other goods and services, especially during the holidays. Check out our holiday cost equations: *Calculations are based on a $3 box of candy canes, $5 large latte and $45 holiday sweater. Electricity remains a good value even when your energy… Read More»

Roast chestnuts, not wallets

All the holiday decorating and festivities have officially started, so don’t let your energy-saving efforts fall by the wayside amid all the fun! DECORATING SAVINGS TIPS Turn off decorative lights before you go to bed or leave home. You can put your lights on a timer to automate this task! Holiday… Read More»