Author: Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation

No-sweat energy saving tips to try this summer

Are you looking to beat the heat and save on your electric bills this summer? We’ve got some simple tips that make saving energy and money no sweat at all. By joining some of our energy-saving programs and being more aware of your energy habits, your energy bill could be… Read More»

Working together to keep rates low

What exactly is our peak? As your cooperative, our primary goal is to provide you with safe, reliable and affordable electricity. That’s why we work so hard to offer you programs designed to help you easily save energy and money during your daily life. You have probably heard talk about… Read More»

A little help goes a long way for community teachers

The amazing teachers in our community deserve the best, which is why we’re so passionate about Bright Ideas education grants. Since the program began in 1994, our cooperative has given more than $550,000 to local teachers, principals and school counselors to help support them in their efforts as they teach… Read More»

The value of powerful principles

It’s not just about what you do, it’s also why you do it. What we do is deliver reliable, affordable power. We do this because we are committed to the well-being of our members. Please understand that we do things differently at the co-op because we are focused on seven… Read More»

Update on our new meter rollout

Last year, we announced that we’d be installing and testing new meters for a portion of our members, which are designed to help you make more informed energy decisions based on usage data. We’re excited to announce that our initial rollout with the new meters has been successful and the… Read More»

Meet our newest Piedmont Electric board member

As a locally owned and operated co-op, our board of directors is made up of members just like you! Because we’re run by people who live and work in our communities and who understand our local values, you can be sure our members’ best interest is always our priority. We’d… Read More»

New look, same member-first service

Starting in August, you might notice things look a little different as you are browsing our website, receiving your bill or checking your email. We’re introducing an updated logo, but don’t worry; we’re still the same cooperative you know and love! Why the change? We wanted to make sure our… Read More»

Bundle and save

When you combine our programs and rebates, you can maximize your savings. Our goal is to help our members save money and energy by offering a variety of programs to fit every lifestyle. But don’t limit yourself by just signing up for one! Combine these programs together to maximize your… Read More»

Preparation is powerful

Hurricane season officially starts on June 1. While we don’t usually get the worst of the season here in North Carolina until later in the year, we do get our fair share of summer thunderstorms now. Follow these preparation tips to make sure you’re ready the next time a storm… Read More»

Kick back, relax and save while you’re on vacation

While you’re out having fun in the sun on vacation, you can save money on your energy bill back at home. All it takes is a little planning beforehand. Before you pack for your next trip, spend a few minutes making adjustments around your home to make sure you’re not… Read More»