Our Mission

Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative based in Hillsborough. Piedmont Electric is a nonprofit electric utility serving 32,000 members in parts of Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Granville, Orange and Person counties. Piedmont Electric’s mission is to empower and to partner with our members to provide energy value and to enhance quality of life in alignment with transforming energy market values.

Guiding Principles:

  • Provide valuable levels of service and energy supply options;
  • By effectively operating, building, and managing energy infrastructure;
  • In partnership with our members, community, and energy suppliers;
  • With financial prudence;
  • Resulting in energy choices that enhance members’ quality of life and community economic prosperity.

In support of this mission Piedmont Electric is committed to:

  • Being responsive to the needs of the membership
  • Providing quality service at competitive costs
  • Being ethical in the way we conduct our business
  • Being recognized as a good corporate and community citizen
  • Providing an environment for achieving personal excellence and growth for our employees

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