Category: Blog Post

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»

Understand Your Bill, Understand Your Energy Use

Piedmont Electric offers a number of tools to help you understand your energy usage, each with its own unique way of helping you save energy and money! Your Bill Your bill contains more information than you might think. Along with the total amount owed, your bill also tells you exactly… Read More»

Stay Warm This Winter: You’re In Control!

Did you know that heating and cooling your home is one of the most expensive parts of your energy bill each month? Many members are surprised this time of year by expensive energy bills caused by the colder weather. When the temperature drops outside, your heating system has to work… Read More»

2015 Capital Credits Retirement

If you were a member of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation in 1987, you will soon receive your share of capital credits for that year. One of the major benefits of being a member of Piedmont EMC is that you are returned any money that is left over after all of… Read More»

Holiday Electrical Safety Tips

It’s the holiday season – the most wonderful time of the year! It can also be the most stressful and potentially dangerous, particularly when it comes to keeping your family safe through parties, presents, travel and meals. Follow these tips to protect your family this holiday season. (Click to enlarge)

Holiday Gifts for Energy Savings

The holiday season is upon us, and for many members of Piedmont Electric, that means gift giving, decorations and (combined with colder weather) a higher energy bill in January. Luckily, there are a number of products on the market that not only make fantastic gifts, but can also help you… Read More»

Fight the Winter Chill

Keep your bill low this winter while staying comfortably warm in your home by using these energy saving tips: Turn down your thermostat as low as is comfortable. Energy.gov recommends setting the temperature at 68 degrees Fahrenheit to maximize energy efficiency. Change your air filter once a month. Keep curtains… Read More»

Piedmont EMC Awards $750,000 Loan to the Town of Yanceyville

The town of Yanceyville is expanding its municipal fire station with the help of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation. Piedmont EMC has awarded the town a $750,000 zero-interest loan to aid in the expansion of the Yanceyville Municipal Fire Department. The loan funds are available in partnership with the United States… Read More»

Energy Saving Tips for Renters and Homeowners

Renters and homeowners alike have the ability to cut energy costs by implementing low or no cost tips that can easily be put in place. Here are 5 simple ways to lower your bill during the winter: Change your air filter once a month. Keep curtains open in the daytime… Read More»

Is It Time to Replace Your Heating System?

  If your heating system is over 12 years old, it might be time to start thinking about replacing it for a new, more energy efficient electric heat pump – with frigid months ahead, you don’t want to be left in the cold. Piedmont Electric offers heat pump loans and… Read More»