Monthly Archives: November 2022

Maintaining Rates Despite Rising Costs

Annually, the American Dialect Society announces the Word of the Year Award. For 2022, I would like to nominate the word “inflation” for consideration. Inflation has been a topic of conversation over the price of a dozen eggs at the grocery store, a gallon of gas at the pump or… Read More»

What Happens When Someone Damages Piedmont Electric Property?

Thanks to the nature of our business as an electric co-op, we use a lot of equipment out in the community to ensure our members are receiving safe and reliable electricity. Sometimes, despite the best intentions, our members accidentally damage our equipment. What happens in that case? Responsibility of Members… Read More»

Lighten the Load for Your Mailbox This Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season and many of us are bustling around town, shipping off packages and cards to our loved ones around the country. During this time of year especially, the post office delivery tends to slow down with the influx of so much mail. If you still receive or… Read More»

Capital Credits: Coming to a Mailbox Near You!

As a not-for-profit cooperative, we return margins back to our members. This year we will be returning $1.2 million to those who were members in 1995 and 1996. This completes the return for 1995 and covers half of 1996. Each year, our member-elected board of directors decides whether our co-op… Read More»