Category: Inclement Weather

6/17-6/18: Power Outage Update

9:15 p.m. – We are down to 137 meters without power after restoring power to some of the larger outages in northern Orange and Durham County. Crews will continue working until all power is restored. 6:30 p.m. – We are now down to 37 different outages affecting 572 meters. Crews… Read More»

Winter Weather Updates – January 2022

Quick resources Outage reporting: SmartHub or call 800.222.3107. If there is a busy tone, please call back in a few minutes or report your outage through SmartHub or by text. SmartHub and our text outage program automatically report your outage. Online outage map Winter weather safety tips Learn about winter storm restoration with one of… Read More»

Winter Storm Viola

Quick resources Outage reporting: SmartHub or call 800.222.3107. If there is a busy tone, please call back in a few minutes or report your outage through SmartHub or by text. SmartHub and our text outage program automatically report your outage. Online outage map Winter weather safety tips County shelter and… Read More»

Winter Storm Uri Restoration

  Quick resources Outage reporting: SmartHub or call 800.222.3107 Online outage map Winter weather safety tips Learn about winter storm restoration with one of our lineworkers, Donovan Williams. Updates 2/16 – 12:50 p.m. All outages have been restored. Thank you so much for your patience as our crews worked hard… Read More»

Preparing for Hurricane Isaias

8/4/20 – 8:20 a.m. Thank you for staying safe through this storm! 8/3/20 – 8:00 a.m. Piedmont Electric has been tracking Tropical Storm Isaias which is forecast to make landfall along the Carolina coast Monday night through Tuesday morning. While areas east of I-95 are expected to feel the most… Read More»

Be Prepared for Weather-Related Emergencies

Make sure your cell phone is charged so you can keep up-to-date with the status of outages or make a phone call in case of an emergency. If your batter is low during an outage, you can use your vehicle to charge the phone. When the wind blows, will you… Read More»

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»

Responding to Winter Storm Diego

12/10/18 at 8:00 p.m. – All outages have been restored. We send a special thanks to our staff, lineman and visiting crews for their excellent response and work around to restore power to more than 11,000 members affected by this winter storm. We also thank our members for their patience… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Stands Ready to Respond to Winter Weather

We are monitoring weather conditions and are prepared to respond quickly if power outages occur as a result of the approaching winter storm. Snow and ice can lead to power outages, especially if tree branches fall onto power lines. If outages occur, line crews are in place and will be… Read More»

Local shelters for Hurricane Florence

Sept. 12, 2018 – 10:50 A.M. Known local shelters for Hurricane Florence as of Sept. 12, 2018 at 10:50 A.M.: Alamance County Lambs Chapel Haw River Opens Thursday at 10:00 am Caswell County None listed at this time. Durham County Bahama Ruritan Club 8202 Stagville Road Hillside High School 3727… Read More»