Author: Rachael

6/17-6/18: Power Outage Update

9:15 p.m. – We are down to 137 meters without power after restoring power to some of the larger outages in northern Orange and Durham County. Crews will continue working until all power is restored. 6:30 p.m. – We are now down to 37 different outages affecting 572 meters. Crews… Read More»

Winter Weather Updates – January 2022

Quick resources Outage reporting: SmartHub or call 800.222.3107. If there is a busy tone, please call back in a few minutes or report your outage through SmartHub or by text. SmartHub and our text outage program automatically report your outage. Online outage map Winter weather safety tips Learn about winter storm restoration with one of… Read More»

Preparing for Hurricane Isaias

8/4/20 – 8:20 a.m. Thank you for staying safe through this storm! 8/3/20 – 8:00 a.m. Piedmont Electric has been tracking Tropical Storm Isaias which is forecast to make landfall along the Carolina coast Monday night through Tuesday morning. While areas east of I-95 are expected to feel the most… Read More»

COVID-19: Small Business Resource Guide

  Piedmont Electric is here for you. Piedmont Electric understands this could be a time of hardship or financial difficulty for our small business community which is why the co-op has suspended disconnections for nonpayment. No disconnects for nonpayment or associated fees have been charged to members since March 10,… Read More»

2019 Voter Registration Drive at Piedmont Electric

National Voter Registration Day On National Voter Registration Day (Tues. Sept. 24) 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»

Renting? You can still save energy!

Use energy-efficient light bulbs Those old incandescent bulbs may be cheaper at the store than LEDs, but incandescent bulbs have a shorter life and cost more to use. Replacing just the five most frequently used lights in your apartment with ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs can save more than $65 a… Read More»

Responding to Winter Storm Diego

12/10/18 at 8:00 p.m. – All outages have been restored. We send a special thanks to our staff, lineman and visiting crews for their excellent response and work around to restore power to more than 11,000 members affected by this winter storm. We also thank our members for their patience… Read More»