Monthly Archives: November 2019

Thanksgiving

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 for the holiday and employees will be on call.

Help us help you!

As RiverStreet Networks begins a new adventure into bringing high-speed internet to parts of our service area, it’s important that we hear from you, our valuable members. In order to accurately determine the need for this service, we’re relying on you to let us know about your current internet situation.… Read More»

Who is RiverStreet?

RiverStreet Networks began as an extension of Wilkes Communications in Wilkes County, NC. After more than 60 years of providing telecommunications services and enhancing Wilkes County with an all active, fiber-to-the-home network, Wilkes Communications wanted to continue the trend of access to high-speed internet in rural America by branching out.… Read More»

Helping bridge the digital divide

In the 1930s, when rural North Carolinians wanted the life-changing power that electrification brought, they formed electric cooperatives like Piedmont Electric and built it themselves. Today, that life-changing power is high-speed broadband internet access. Piedmont Electric members, Many homes, farms and businesses in our communities do not have adequate access… Read More»

Capital Credits December 2019

This holiday season, Piedmont Electric is returning nearly $930,000 to individuals who were members in 1992. Members who will receive $20.00 or more should be on the lookout for a check in mid- December while those receiving less will see their capital credit as a bill credit. What are capital… Read More»

‘Tis the season for savings

Between attending parties, completing holiday shopping and everything in between, this can be an expensive time of year. Eliminate some of that stress by lowering your electric bill! Check out a few small changes that can make a big impact. 1. Leave the oven door closed when you’re cooking holiday… Read More»

Revisit our greatest hits from the year!

As the year is coming to a close, we’re looking back at some of the articles our members found to be the most helpful in 2019. Did your favorites make the list? 1. SmartHub, the smartest way to manage your bill, February 2019 Let us help make life a little… Read More»

Save on energy costs while baking for the holidays

It’s Christmas afternoon and Piedmont Electric member Emma has one more surprise for her two kids. They’re making Grandma’s famous sugar cookies! As the afternoon passes, the three of them listen to holiday music, laughing together as they try not to spill too much flour on the counter. The weather… Read More»