Monthly Archives: March 2022

How Weather Impacts Your Electric Bill

Learn how weather, especially during summer and winter, can impact your electric bill and what you can do to keep your energy use from spiking during these months. How Weather Impacts Your Electric Bill Weather is one of the biggest factors driving your energy consumption and impacts how you heat… Read More»

Broadband pilot program progress update

April 27, 2022 Update NorthState and Orange County have announced a public-private partnership to bring ultra-high-speed fiber internet service to approximately 28,000 homes and businesses in Orange County, North Carolina, including nearly 10,000 locations that currently have little or no internet service. The project, one of the largest fiber infrastructure… Read More»

How You Can Help Build a Brighter Future

Community Solar Taking advantage of solar power is a great way to help off set your carbon footprint. However, we recognize that not everyone is able to install solar panels on their home. By participating in our community solar program, you’ll pay a monthly subscription fee of $2.50 per panel… Read More»

Building a Brighter Future

Piedmont Electric has long been a supporter of renewable energy and we’re always looking for new ways to make improvements as a cooperative. Two years ago, we officially announced our pledge to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to ensure we’re doing our part to protect the environment while serving our communities… Read More»

What does it mean to be a co-op lineworker?

On April 11, we celebrate the brave lineworkers of Piedmont Electric and other electric co-ops across the country with National Lineworker Appreciation Day. While we are grateful to them year-round, it’s a special opportunity to let them know just how thankful we are for the hard work they do to… Read More»

How to treat every day like Earth Day

As we prepare to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, we’re reminded that our commitment to our planet is not something that comes just once a year. As a cooperative, we’ve committed to doing our part to give back to the Earth by reducing our carbon dioxide emissions by 50%… Read More»