Category: Community

Piedmont Electric’s Community Safety Day 2018

Rougemont, NC (August 25, 2018) – More than 475 individuals gathered at the Orange County Speedway for Piedmont Electric’s annual Community Safety Day. The free event included electrical safety demonstrations, bucket truck rides from Piedmont Electric linemen as well as participation from the Orange County Sherriff’s Office, Caldwell Fire Department,… Read More»

2018 Helping Hand Foundation College Scholarship Winners

Hillsborough, NC—Piedmont Electric’s Helping Hand Foundation awarded $14,000 in scholarships to seven local high school graduates. Each student received a $2,000 college scholarship from Piedmont Electric. This competitive program awards academic scholarships to outstanding college-bound students who live locally. “As an electric cooperative, Piedmont Electric strives to do more than keep the… Read More»

Bright Ideas Grant Awards 2017-2018

Piedmont Electric Awards Grants to Teachers for their ‘Bright Ideas’ Piedmont Electric awarded more than $25,000 in Bright Ideas education grants to 27 local educators to fund innovative classroom projects. More than 4,600 students in Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Granville, Orange and Person counties will participate in Bright Ideas projects funded by… Read More»

What were Piedmont Electric students up to this summer?

At Piedmont Electric, we show our commitment to our communities through a wide range of youth programs. By empowering our current and future members, we ensure a brighter future for all. Check out what our community’s future leaders were up to this summer! Every year, local high school students have… Read More»

Bright Ideas Grant Awards, 2016-2017

Name County School Title Tiffany Ehmig Alamance Blessed Sacrament School Hydroponic Community Garden Jody S. Timmins Alamance South Mebane Elementary SME Dragons Makerspace Fridays Teresa Perkins Caswell Stoney Creek Elementary Reading With A Buddy Beth Kirby Caswell Stoney Creek Elementary Taking it Outside Mauriah Smith Caswell Stoney Creek Elementary Technology… Read More»