Author: Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation

Practice safe heating methods in your home

Space heaters can warm a small area quickly, but there are safety and financial concerns to consider. Visit and use our space heater calculator to total up how much it costs to run your space heater. Space heater safety tips Keep space heaters at least 10 feet away from… Read More»

New year, new energy-saving resolutions

It’s that time of year again when we think about our resolutions for the new year. If one of your goals is to save money, Piedmont Electric can help. When you reduce energy use in your home, your bill reflects that savings, meaning this is one resolution you’ll actually want… Read More»

New year, new ways to be a part of your co-op

Each year, we set aside one Friday night in April to host our annual meeting. We do this to gather members together to elect the co-op’s board of directors, share the cooperative’s plans and to enjoy cooperative fellowship. For many years, this meeting was the only practical way to conduct… Read More»

Gift-giving isn’t just for the holidays

  As a valued member of Piedmont Electric, we love giving to you year round, not just during the holiday season. Here are a few of the reasons that being a member of our co-op will have you feeling jolly! Capital credits We return excess profits to our members. Money-saving… Read More»

Saving energy is as easy as (pumpkin) pie

Try these energy efficiency tips this Thanksgiving to help you save on your energy bill. Are you hosting friends and family for Thanksgiving this year? While a day filled with fun, food and football is always enjoyable, cooking all day and hosting houseguests can often lead to a higher energy… Read More»

Voter Registration Drive at Piedmont Electric

National Voter Registration Day On National Voter Registration Day (Sept. 25) Piedmont Electric will host a voter registration drive at our Hillsborough office. Anyone can stop by and register to vote or update their voter registration. Piedmont Electric’s voter registration drive is part of Co-ops Vote, a nonpartisan project of… Read More»

Hurricane Florence Updates

Sept. 20, 2018 – 3:00 P.M. – North Carolina’s electric cooperatives continue making outage restoration progress in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Cooperative outages statewide have now dropped to about 38,000, down from a historic high of 326,000 on Saturday. Remaining outages are concentrated in the hardest-hit areas of coastal… Read More»

Investing in the communities we serve

From the beginning of the electric cooperative movement, it’s been about neighbors helping neighbors. So, it was with this cooperative spirit that Piedmont Electric established the Helping Hand Foundation as a way to continue helping our neighbors, in addition to investing in the future of our communities. Since moving to… Read More»