Author: Rachael

Piedmont Electric Awards $285,000 Loan to the Eno Fire Department

The Eno Fire Department will soon have more reliable access to water in rural areas with the help of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation. Piedmont Electric awarded the fire department a $285,000 zero-interest loan to add a new tanker truck to their fleet. The loan funds are available in partnership with… Read More»

Outage Affecting our Baynes and Cherry Grove Substations

Our transmission line in the Camp Springs area of Caswell County has sustained damage due to broken cross arms. This outage is affecting our Baynes and Cherry Grove substations serving around 4,000 members in Caswell County. Crews are on the scene and working.  At this time, we are estimating a 3-4 hour… Read More»

All Outages Restored After the “Big Chill” Event

As of Friday, February 27th at 4:45 p.m. Piedmont Electric had restored all power outages as a result of the winter storm that occurred late Wednesday night through Thursday morning.  Heavy, wet snow and ice from the storm weighed down power lines and caused tree limbs to snap and fall… Read More»

Storm Update: Crews Making Progress, Outages Down to 2,900

Piedmont Electric crews continue to make headway in our winter storm restoration efforts with outage numbers down to 2,900 from a peak of 6,900.  Restoring power quickly and safety to members is our highest priority, and crews will continue to work until power is restored. Crews from South River EMC headquartered in Dunn… Read More»

Piedmont EMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive on January 14th

Piedmont Electric will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 14th 11:30AM- 3:30PM at their Hillsborough office.  They are looking specifically for O-, O+, A-, B- blood types—if you know of someone with these types, please let them know about our drive. Sign up for the… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Selects Earth Day Art Contest Winners

2014 Earth Day Art Contest Winners More Info About Contest: Each year, Piedmont EMC sponsors an Earth Day Art Contest for elementary school students K-5 at Schools in Piedmont EMC’s electric service area.  Participating elementary schools include: Pathways, New Hope, Grady Brown, Woodland, Stoney Creek, Emerson Waldorf and the Carolina Friends School.  Students from these schools submit… Read More»

Electrical Safety Precautions During Disasters

Electrical Safety Precautions During Disasters At the peak of a storm’s fury, it may be hard to think of the electrical safety precautions you should take, but it is necessary to do in order to ensure you and your family’s safety and well being. By following these electrical safety precautions… Read More»