Category: Blog Post

Sign Up for Load Management Today

Piedmont Electric wants to pay you to save money! It may sound too good to be true, but that’s exactly what our Load Management program does for our members. What is Load Management? Piedmont Electric will install switches on your air conditioner and water heater. On hot summer afternoons our… Read More»

Make Energy Updates to Your Home with Help from Piedmont Electric

During these warm summer months, our members often look for ways to update their homes to help save on energy costs. If you will be making improvements to your home, consider the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Loan Program that is available through Piedmont Electric. Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy… Read More»

Is Community Solar Right for You?

At Piedmont Electric, we think solar power can be responsibly incorporated as an energy source. That’s why we had a solar developer construct two solar fields, one at the Roxboro office and the other at the Caswell office. This solar project represents a lower cost (and lower risk) way for… Read More»

Use SmartHub’s “Usage Explorer” to Help Control Your Bill

As a member of Piedmont Electric, you are in a unique position to take advantage of energy efficiency programs offered by the cooperative. As a not-for-profit organization owned by our members, our goal is to provide safe, reliable power at the least cost for our members. This means helping you… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Spring Planting Guide

As the warm weather makes its way into the Piedmont Electric service area, our members are starting to get out in the yard and do some work, and so is the cooperative. Throughout the year, Piedmont Electric maintains an aggressive three-year Right of Way maintenance schedule to ensure that each… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day

America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. On April 11, Piedmont Electric will honor the hard working men who often face challenging conditions to keep the lights on. Headquartered in Hillsborough, NC, Piedmont EMC’s 30 linemen work in the field restoring power during outages,… Read More»

Hazardous Weather Outlook 2/3/2016

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR OUR AREA There will be periods of moderate to briefly heavy rain this afternoon and evening; accumulating to an inch or more.  This could lead to minor flooding of streets, poor drainage areas as well as area creeks and streams.  In addition, a few thunderstorms are expected… Read More»

Solar Projects in Roxboro and Caswell

At Piedmont Electric, we believe in an all-of-the-above electric supply portfolio that includes renewable energy.  In December, we completed construction on two solar fields at our Roxboro and Caswell offices. Hannah Solar out of Atlanta, Georgia helped with the installation of the solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.  Altogether, these solar fields… Read More»

Know your energy use with daily usage alerts from Piedmont Electric

Getting an unexpected, higher-than-average energy bill is a terrible feeling. Luckily, Piedmont Electric now offers daily usage alerts to help you take control of your household’s spending. With daily alerts, you’ll know exactly how much energy you use each day, and can use that information to make changes to lower… Read More»