Author: Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation

We LOVE our community

As a local cooperative, our members and employees are a part of our community. That’s why giving back is so important to us. We can’t thank you enough for your donations to our Helping Hand Foundation which makes it possible to continue supporting our students, local non-profits and members in… Read More»

Better understanding our rates

Last month we discussed that Piedmont Electric was in the process of conducting a cost of service study. This study helps us determine if the rates we charge are sufficient to cover our costs and that our charges are properly aligned with what is causing these costs. This month, we… Read More»

Ring in 2021 with savings

The ball has dropped, the confetti has been cleaned up and we’re at the start of a brand new year. If you’re looking for ways to save more money, your co-op is here to help! We’ve created this handy checklist of our favorite energy-saving programs that help put money back… Read More»

Work smarter, not harder this year

We know you’re busy. That’s why we do everything we can to help take things like energy management off your plate. By using these tools to your advantage, you can spend your time focusing on the more important things in life, while having peace of mind that your energy use… Read More»

Do you know how to handle a winter storm?

Are you prepared for the coldest months of the year? Test your winter storm knowledge with this quiz to help make sure you’re ready. Test your knowledge by answering the questions below and then submit your answers to see how you did.

Always supporting each other

As we all know, 2020 has been a challenging year. However, when I think back over the last 12 months, I’m reminded of how we’ve all come together to support each other when times get tough. Friends have sewn masks for those who couldn’t find them in stores. Neighbors have… Read More»

Hot energy-saving tips for cold winter weather

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… but maybe not for your electric bill, unless you take small steps to make energy-conscious choices. Follow these hot energy-saving tips to keep your days merry and bright for the right price. Play it smart: Install a smart thermostat that learns your… Read More»

Cost of service/rate study

At Piedmont Electric, we work hard every day to provide you with the best service possible while also striving to keep rates low. However, just like a gallon of milk costs more than it did a few years ago, costs to deliver electricity creep up over time as well. That’s… Read More»

‘Tis the season for capital credits

Were you a member of Piedmont Electric in 1993? If so, you’ll receive some of the $1.2 million in capital credits Piedmont Electric is returning to members this month. Here’s everything you need to know. What are capital credits and how are they calculated? Because we’re a not-for-profit cooperative, we… Read More»