Author: Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation

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»

SmartHub: The App That Virtually Does It All!

As your local cooperative, part of our job is to make sure you have tools at your disposal to help you better manage your energy use. At the same time, we understand that many of our members don’t have extra time to spend thinking about how to save energy and… Read More»

Save Energy (and Money) While You’re on Vacation This Summer

Now that the sun is shining and the kids are out of school, it’s the perfect opportunity to take time off and enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Before you head out for your vacation, take a few moments to minimize your home’s energy use while you’re away by reviewing… Read More»

Fresh Savings for Spring

The sun is shining, there’s a nice breeze in the air and all of the dreaded pollen has washed away. Late spring is truly one of the best times of year in North Carolina! As you adjust to the changing seasons, keep the following energy-saving tips in mind to help… Read More»

Rider Changes for 2022

At Piedmont Electric Cooperative we work hard to keep rates low for our members and are pleased that our energy charge for residential members will not change; however a change to some of our riders and Time-of-Day periods was necessary. Please participate in programs that help us keep rates low.… Read More»

Can you ace this electrical safety quiz?

May is National Electrical Safety Month which means it’s a great time for you to brush up on your electrical safety smarts! Test your knowledge by answering the questions below and then submit your answers to see how you did.

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»