Author: Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation

Capital Credits December 2019

This holiday season, Piedmont Electric is returning nearly $930,000 to individuals who were members in 1992. Members who will receive $20.00 or more should be on the lookout for a check in mid- December while those receiving less will see their capital credit as a bill credit. What are capital… Read More»

‘Tis the season for savings

Between attending parties, completing holiday shopping and everything in between, this can be an expensive time of year. Eliminate some of that stress by lowering your electric bill! Check out a few small changes that can make a big impact. 1. Leave the oven door closed when you’re cooking holiday… Read More»

Revisit our greatest hits from the year!

As the year is coming to a close, we’re looking back at some of the articles our members found to be the most helpful in 2019. Did your favorites make the list? 1. SmartHub, the smartest way to manage your bill, February 2019 Let us help make life a little… Read More»

Save on energy costs while baking for the holidays

It’s Christmas afternoon and Piedmont Electric member Emma has one more surprise for her two kids. They’re making Grandma’s famous sugar cookies! As the afternoon passes, the three of them listen to holiday music, laughing together as they try not to spill too much flour on the counter. The weather… Read More»

What do you want to learn more about in 2020?

As a member of our cooperative, your opinion is always important to us. So we want to hear from you to find out what you’re interested in learning more about in the year to come. Use the survey below to check the boxes of the topics you’re most interested in.

Official Notice: Nominating Committee Meets December 7, 2019

Four seats on the Piedmont Electric board of directors are up for election in 2020. These seats are currently held by David Poythress (District 1), Randy Kinley (District 2), Paul Bailey (District 5) and Richal Vanhook (At Large). As a reminder, there will be no voting at the annual meeting… Read More»

Is your home ready for cold Carolina temperatures?

As the leaves change color, you probably make adjustments to your wardrobe and pull your heavy winter clothes out of storage. Have you considered making similar adjustments to your home as the seasons change? Just like you need warmer clothes to be comfortable in the winter, making changes in your… Read More»

Managing energy while hosting holiday guests

While the holidays are a fun opportunity to spend quality time with the important people in your life, they can also lead to an increase in energy use which results in a higher bill. How does a holiday gathering affect my bill? The amount of your monthly bill is calculated… Read More»

Powering the Community

We do more than provide electricity to our 32,000 members; we connect our community by powering their homes, schools, businesses and more! We’ve invested $166 million in poles, wires, substations and other infrastructure in our service area. We have more than 3,500 miles of line connecting rural and urban North… Read More»

The 7 Cooperative Principles that guide us daily

As an electric cooperative, we are different from other electric utilities. The way we operate is based on seven core principles followed by cooperatives all across the globe. VOLUNTARY AND OPEN MEMBERSHIP Cooperatives are open to everyone who is able to use its services. Anyone who moves into Piedmont Electric’s… Read More»