Monthly Archives: June 2022

Scholarship Winners Train with Top-Ranked Basketball Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         CONTACT INFORMATION Will Hiebert Public Relations Specialist william.hiebert@pemc.coop 336.212.2359   Scholarship Winners Train with Top-Ranked Basketball Programs Three local students practiced alongside athletes and coaches from top-ranked college basketball programs this summer, thanks to Piedmont Electric’s Touchstone Energy Sports Camp scholarships. Tabitha Nelson from Person… Read More»

6/17-6/18: Power Outage Update

9:15 p.m. – We are down to 137 meters without power after restoring power to some of the larger outages in northern Orange and Durham County. Crews will continue working until all power is restored. 6:30 p.m. – We are now down to 37 different outages affecting 572 meters. Crews… Read More»

Reducing Outages With Right-of-Way Trimming

Electricity powers the air conditioning that keeps us cool, the television that entertains us and the pot of coffee that gets us through the morning. Nobody likes being without power! That’s why we strive to prevent outages before they happen. One of the ways we do this is through right-of-way… Read More»

Are You Up for the (Energy-Saving) Challenge?

When it comes to saving energy, our motto is that a little goes a long way. That philosophy is why we’ve created a 4-week challenge for our members. By making one small change per week this summer, you can notice a difference in your bill by the end of the… Read More»

Sizzling Summer Savings

Temperatures are on the rise which often cause higher bills. Don’t worry though! Here at Piedmont Electric, we have energy-saving resources that can help you save money even during the hottest months of the year. Reduce Energy Use With These Tips Adjust your thermostat. Turning your thermostat to 78°F during… Read More»