Monthly Archives: March 2018

Good Friday

Our offices will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018 for the holiday and employees will be on call.

Time-of-Day Rate

Get more out of your summer with a Time-of-Day Rate! With a Time-of-Day Rate, you pay a lower rate for the energy you use during OFF-PEAK hours on weekdays. Weekends and most holidays are also considered OFF-PEAK hours. The average member saved more than $20 per month by switching to… Read More»

Co-ops Vote

  Let your voice be heard by voting in the upcoming elections! It’s important to make sure you are registered to vote, know the deadlines of the elections and that you take that last step and head to the polls. Important dates: April 13: Deadline to register to vote April… Read More»

Winter Weather Advisory – BE SAFE!

Winter Weather Advisory The US National Weather Service Raleigh NC has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area until 11:00 a.m. March 21. Expect to see snow accumulations of up to one inch with locally higher amounts, mainly north of Interstate 85 from Triad to Roxboro. Be prepared for snow covered roads… Read More»

Annual Report: The Seven Cooperative Principles

What Makes Us Better: The Seven Cooperative Principles The seven cooperative principles have guided us for the past 80 years and will for the next 80 as we continue to provide the highest quality service to our members. Voluntary and Open Membership You have choices about where you choose to live.… Read More»

Looking forward to 2018

Continue Fiber Project By the end of the year we plan to have completed phase II of our fiber project. When completed, this project will connect our three offices and our 21 substations which will help strengthen our service to you by improving the flow of information across our system.… Read More»

Looking back at 2017

Last year was another busy one as we continued to provide our members with quality service while focusing on programs that will help our members and strengthen our communities. Fiber Communications Across Our System Phase I of installing high-speed fiber optic cable across our system was completed in 2017 which… Read More»

Annual Report: Financials 2018

McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks & Company, of Macon, Georgia, audited the Consolidated Financial Statements as of December 31, 2017 and 2016. The auditors have issued an unqualified opinion on those statements. The complete Independent Auditor’s Report is available for inspection at the cooperative’s headquarters office in Hillsborough, North Carolina. The Consolidated… Read More»

Lending a Helping Hand in the Community

In 2017, Piedmont Electric upgraded Project Helping Hand from a program within the co-op, to a standalone foundation. The newly renamed Piedmont Electric Helping Hand Foundation rounds our participating members’ bills up to the nearest dollar amount each month. Members can opt out at anytime and receive a refund of… Read More»

Annual Report 2018: Message from Leadership

Our Legacy – Our Future Letter from the CEO Stephen B. Hamlin, President & Chief Executive Officer In 1938, hardworking men and women in our community came together to improve quality of life by bringing electricity to our rural homes and businesses. To do so, they formed Piedmont Electric Membership… Read More»