Category: Blog Post

Mail delays – use alternative payment method

The United States Postal Service is currently experiencing delays due to the unprecedented volume increase and limited employee availability due to the impacts of COVID-19. The mail delay is causing delays in bills being issued and payments being received. This is also causing delayed delivery of capital credit checks. Instead… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Spring Planting Guide with Mike Johnson

Piedmont Electric sits down with Mike Johnson, Right of Way Supervisor, to learn about the dos and don’ts of planting this spring. Planting season is right around the corner! While trees and shrubs make our yards and neighborhoods beautiful they can also cause right of way issues and safety problems… Read More»

Be Prepared for Weather-Related Emergencies

When the wind blows, will you and your family be prepared? Use these tips and checklists to make sure your home and vehicle are properly stocked and organized in the case of severe weather.

Feb. 7, 2020 Outage Updates

9:45 p.m. – All outages are restored. Thank you for your patience as our crews worked to restore all power! 5:00 p.m. – We currently have 26 members without power. Our crews will continue to work until all power is restored. If there are no new outages tonight, we expect… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Helps Beautify the Interstate

  Mebane, NC (Sept. 10, 2019) – Your local electric co-op is using its power to deliver more than electricity. Piedmont Electric has partnered with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Wildflower Program to plant a pollinator field of sunflowers alongside I-40 Westbound at the Buckhorn Road exit. These… Read More»

Save up to 12% with PrePay

Take advantage of your member benefits! Piedmont Electric’s PrePay program works with your schedule by letting you pay as you use energy, just like filling your car up with gas. Benefits of PrePay • No late fees. • No deposit required. • Customize your payment schedule based on your needs.… Read More»

Piedmont Electric’s PrePay Program

What if you could buy energy before you use it, just like putting gas in your car? The PrePay program allows participants to avoid deposits and monthly bills, customize their payment schedule, purchase energy when convenient and monitor their use online through SmartHub. PrePay participants typically see 10–12% savings on their… Read More»

Emergency Heat Reminder

Remember: DO NOT use the emergency heat on your thermostat unless it is truly an emergency, as these settings are much more expensive to run.

7 Cooperative Principles

Piedmont Electric is committed to the well-being of our members. As a co-op, we are committed to seven principles that guide us as we provide the highest-quality service.   Seven Cooperative Principles Voluntary and Open Membership You have choices about where you choose to live. We’re proud that you chose… Read More»

Working Together, We All Save.

Piedmont Electric would like to extend a special thank you to all members who participated in the Load Management suite of programs, other energy-saving programs or took steps to save energy over the last three years. We’re proud to announce that by working together, Piedmont Electric members have helped save… Read More»