Yearly Archives: 2018

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»

Join us for the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Members

You are invited! Annual Meeting of the Members Friday, April 27, 2018 6:00 p.m. Orange High School Schedule of Events 6:00 p.m. Registration begins, booths open 7:00 p.m. Entertainment 8:00 p.m. Business meeting and audiovisual program 9:00 p.m. Drawing for door prizes. Members must be registered by 8:00 p.m. to… Read More»

Save the Earth & Save Money!

Celebrating Earth Day – Sunday, April 22 Here at Piedmont Electric, we challenge ourselves on a daily basis to create and follow initiatives that will reduce our carbon footprint as your energy-efficient electric cooperative. As we celebrate Earth Day this year, we encourage you to consider making a few small… Read More»

Controlling costs despite upward pressure

As your not-for-profit cooperative, we are always focused on keeping costs low while also providing you exceptional service. We want to work with you to help you control your energy costs. By working together, we can make changes that will also help us control your co-op’s costs. When we save,… Read More»

Smart Thermostats: Living up to the Hype

In a time when we are more conscious than ever about our energy usage, investing in a smart thermostat could be one of the most important energy saving decisions you make. Knowing how to use your smart thermostat can save you energy and money! How smart thermostats work Self-learning thermostats,… Read More»

Celebrate National Lineman Appreciation Day

Honoring Hard Work and Dedication Join us in celebrating National Lineman Appreciation Day Imagine waking up to a phone call in the middle of the night. Rain is coming down and wind is howling, but you’re ready and willing to brave the storm to do your job. This scenario is… Read More»

6 Spring energy efficiency tips

The temperatures are beginning to rise and most of the US is thawing out from a bitter, cold winter. With the seasons changing and spring finally arriving, we’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks to not only improve your home’s energy efficiency, but also help keep your energy bill… Read More»

Save up to 12% with PrePay

Take advantage of your member benefits! Piedmont Electric’s PrePay program works with your schedule by letting you pay as you use energy, just like filling your car up with gas. Benefits of PrePay • No late fees. • No deposit required. • Customize your payment schedule based on your needs.… Read More»