Yearly Archives: 2020

Always supporting each other

As we all know, 2020 has been a challenging year. However, when I think back over the last 12 months, I’m reminded of how we’ve all come together to support each other when times get tough. Friends have sewn masks for those who couldn’t find them in stores. Neighbors have… Read More»

Hot energy-saving tips for cold winter weather

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… but maybe not for your electric bill, unless you take small steps to make energy-conscious choices. Follow these hot energy-saving tips to keep your days merry and bright for the right price. Play it smart: Install a smart thermostat that learns your… Read More»

Cost of service/rate study

At Piedmont Electric, we work hard every day to provide you with the best service possible while also striving to keep rates low. However, just like a gallon of milk costs more than it did a few years ago, costs to deliver electricity creep up over time as well. That’s… Read More»

‘Tis the season for capital credits

Were you a member of Piedmont Electric in 1993? If so, you’ll receive some of the $1.2 million in capital credits Piedmont Electric is returning to members this month. Here’s everything you need to know. What are capital credits and how are they calculated? Because we’re a not-for-profit cooperative, we… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Provides Free WiFi Hotspots

Piedmont Electric and RiverStreet Networks are working together to provide free WiFi hotspots in rural communities where broadband internet service can be unreliable or expensive. “We are committed to the well-being of our members, employees and the community,” said Steve Hamlin, president and CEO of Piedmont Electric. “There are a… Read More»

Get your energy for half-off this Thanksgiving!

Big holidays like Thanksgiving can lead to big energy bills. Luckily, we offer the best deal of the year with half-off energy. When you take advantage of the savings opportunities available using time-of-day rates, you can save big on Thanksgiving and every day. If you aren’t signed up for a… Read More»

Nominating committee meets December 5, 2020

NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEETS DECEMBER 5, 2020 Three seats on the Piedmont Electric board of directors are up for election in 2021. These seats are currently held by Cy Vernon (District 3), Bill Barber (District 7) and Andy Oakley (District 8). As a reminder, there will be no voting at the… Read More»