Category: News Releases

Come join us in the community!

Join us in the community! Piedmont Electric is committed to the communities we serve and in the upcoming weeks we will be at three local festivals (see below). Stop by our tent and say hello, we will have giveaways, raffles, popcorn and more! Hillsborough Hog Day September 16 | 5 pm –… Read More»

Official Notice: Serving on the Piedmont Electric Board of Directors

Piedmont Electric is your local electric cooperative and we are guided by a board of directors made up of 10 Piedmont Electric members from across our service area. These board members provide guidance, oversight and help craft the strategic direction of the cooperative along with cooperative staff. This process sets… Read More»

Cooler Weather is on the Way: Is Your Home Ready?

Do you feel that chill in the air? When the seasons change, it’s a good reminder to update your home to maximize your energy efficiency so you can keep your energy bills low. Take a few moments to implement these low-cost and no-cost energy-saving tips so your home is prepared… Read More»

The Value of Electricity

These days, we’re all feeling a strain on our wallets as everyday expenses continue to grow. One expense that hasn’t is your Piedmont Electric Cooperative bill as your co-op has not changed its residential rate since 2014. It’s during these times that we’re reminded of the value of electricity. With… Read More»

Cruising Into National Drive Electric Week

This year, National Drive Electric Week runs from Sept. 23 – Oct. 2 and we’re excited to participate! This nationwide celebration is meant to help raise awareness of the benefits of driving electric vehicles (EV) with virtual and in-person events around the country. How We’re Celebrating National Drive Electric Week… Read More»

Official Notice: Capital Credits August 2022

What are capital credits and how are they calculated? Because we’re a not-for-profit cooperative, we give profits (known as margins) back to our members in the form of capital credits. The amount you’re owed is based upon the amount of revenue you contribute to the cooperative through payment of your… Read More»

The Move-In Checklist You Didn’t Know You Needed

Are you planning to move into a new place this summer? If so, you probably have a checklist of items you need to get done before you move. Well, we have a few more items you should add to your list that can help you save money once you move… Read More»