Monthly Archives: November 2017

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»

Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program Q&A

Learn more about Piedmont Electric’s commitment to our local communities through the REDLG program.     REDLG Q&A with Susan Cashion, Vice President – Chief Compliance and Administrative Officer What is the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDLG)? The REDLG program provides zero- interest funds from the United… Read More»