Author: Susan Cashion

Crews Continue to Make Progress – 6,000+ Outages Restored

Piedmont Electric crews and crews from sister cooperatives and contractors are continuing to make on restoration efforts.  Our outage restoration has climbed to more than 6,000 as of 130 PM today.   Working with Piedmont Electric are more than 220 line workers coming from Jones – Onslow EMC, Lumbee River EMC, Four County EMC, Edgecombe Martin County… Read More»

Outage Update – Crews Are Making Progress in Restoration Efforts

Piedmont Electric crews and crews from sister cooperatives and contractors are making progress on restoration efforts.  Our outage restoration has climbed to more than 5,180 as of 845am this morning. Working with us are crews from Edgecombe Martin County EMC, Halifax EMC, Pitt & Green EMC, and Brunswick EMC plus crews from Pike,… Read More»

Outage Update – PEMC has restored power to 4,500 members

Throughout the night crews worked on large circuit issues and were able to increase the restored total to more than 4,500 members.  Piedmont Electric continues to restore power to the more than 16,000 members who are still without power as the result of Friday’s ice storm.  Piedmont Electric crews have… Read More»

Outages Continue to Climb Due to this Winter Ice Storm

Due to the extensive amount of damage caused by this ice storm Piedmont Electric is expecting this to be a multi-day restoration which will carry into the weekend.  Piedmont Electric is asking members to plan accordingly based on this multi-day restoration assessment.  Piedmont Electric is bringing in outside crews from neighboring co-ops as… Read More»

Emergency Outage Website Activated for Piedmont Electric

Piedmont Electric is bringing in outside crews from neighboring co-ops as well as contractors to help in our restoration efforts associated from this winter storm.  Outages are resulting primarily from trees falling on power lines or ice weighing down trees onto power lines.  Outages continue to climb as the result of this ice… Read More»

Piedmont Electric has Dispatched Crews to Restore Outages

Piedmont Electric has dispatched crews to restore power outages that have resulted from ice accumulation on power lines from this winter storm.  Please view our Outage Viewer to keep updated on outage restoration efforts.  Because Piedmont Electric is located in the communities we serve, restoration crews are always on-site and can begin restoration work… Read More»

Member Alert: Telephone Scam Being Reported

Three Piedmont Electric members have recently been contacted by a fraudulent entity claiming their electric meter is faulty and needs to be replaced or their electricity would be cut off.  They are being told to purchase a green dot MoneyPak Prepaid card for a certain dollar amount and to call… Read More»