Category: Community

Piedmont Electric’s Community Day 2019

Cedar Grove, NC (October 12, 2019) – Over 520 individuals gathered at the Cedar Grove Ruritan Club to celebrate Piedmont Electric’s third annual Community Day. The free event included bucket truck rides from Piedmont Electric linemen as well as participation from the Orange County Sherriff’s Office, Cedar Grove Fire Department,… Read More»

Plug-in to your local EV community!

Celebrate National Drive Electric week with Piedmont Electric and Plug-in NC! Join us and local EV owners on Monday, Sept. 16 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Carrboro Plaza located at 104 NC-54, Carrboro, NC 27510. See and experience the world of electric vehicles! This event will have… 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»

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»