Author: Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation

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

On April 13, we celebrate the brave linemen of Piedmont Electric and other electric co-ops across the country with National Lineman 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»

A perfect pair for savings

Summer will be here before you know it! Sign up for these energy-saving programs now so you’re prepared when the hottest part of the year rolls around. Want to maximize your energy savings? Our time-of-day rate and smart thermostat savings program work best when used together! When you sign up… Read More»

Showing we care by doing our share

Earth Day is April 22, but our members celebrate the planet every day by participating in our energy-conscious programs! Here’s a closer look at some of the ways we all work together to support a healthier planet. Thank you for helping us do our part in practicing smart energy habits!… Read More»

Watch our annual meeting!

Each year, your cooperative takes time to review the last year, look forward to the year to come and elect the new board of directors. While in the past, we’ve held large annual meetings, we’ve moved to a more technologically advanced and convenient method to connect with you, our members,… Read More»

Making changes to your home’s electrical?

Talking with your cooperative first could save you time and money. When you’re planning an exciting new home renovation project, it can feel like you have a never-ending list of things to get done. Well, if your project includes updates to your home’s electrical wiring, there’s an important item to… Read More»

Before you start digging, call 811

We love that so many of our members enjoy sprucing up their yards each spring (we do too!), but before you start planting, remember to put safety first. Several days before you plan to start digging, call 811 to notify area utilities to mark the location of underground lines. This… Read More»

Spring into energy savings…while you’re spring cleaning!

With winter wrapping up, many of us are ready to freshen up our homes with some good, old fashioned spring cleaning. While you’re clearing out the dust and preparing for a new season, it’s a great opportunity to take a few minutes to maximize your home’s energy efficiency. Here are… Read More»

Understanding your electric bill

Have you ever wondered what makes up your electric bill? In short, a lot! As a not-for-profit utility, our goal is to provide you with exceptional service at the lowest cost. Despite increases in the general cost of living, we have been able to keep residential rates the same for… Read More»

Three-month update on our pilot program with RiverStreet Networks

In December, Piedmont Electric and RiverStreet Networks announced the launching of an internet service pilot program. The goal of the program is to bring high-speed internet to the unserved and underserved members of our communities. We want to stress that this pilot project is in the infancy stages and certainly… Read More»

Showing our community some love

Love is in the air… and here at Piedmont Electric, that means we’re spreading some extra love to our community by reminding you about some of our favorite community programs. Community programs for our youth We know that Piedmont Electric kids are the future and we understand the importance of… Read More»