Category: News Releases

Efland blinking light investigation

Piedmont Electric crews are on the scene in Efland investigating the cause of reported blinking lights near the High Rock Rd and Mill Creek Rd area. Yesterday, crews replaced four lightning arresters in the area and are continuing to patrol the lines for other potential causes. We thank you for… Read More»

We LOVE our community

As a local cooperative, our members and employees are a part of our community. That’s why giving back is so important to us. We can’t thank you enough for your donations to our Helping Hand Foundation which makes it possible to continue supporting our students, local non-profits and members in… Read More»

What’s in a bill?

When you receive your bill from Piedmont Electric, the basic understanding is that the more energy you use, the higher your bill. But, it’s a little more complex than that. There are a number of different factors that play a part in the total amount you owe each month. We’ve… Read More»

System maintenance – Dec. 30

  On Wednesday, Dec. 30 from 8:30-2:30 p.m., Piedmont Electric will be conducting system maintenance. Payment, outage and phone systems may be intermittently unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Holiday hours

Piedmont Electric will be closed on December 24-25 and January 1 for the holidays. Employees will be on call.

Better understanding our rates

Last month we discussed that Piedmont Electric was in the process of conducting a cost of service study. This study helps us determine if the rates we charge are sufficient to cover our costs and that our charges are properly aligned with what is causing these costs. This month, we… Read More»

Ring in 2021 with savings

The ball has dropped, the confetti has been cleaned up and we’re at the start of a brand new year. If you’re looking for ways to save more money, your co-op is here to help! We’ve created this handy checklist of our favorite energy-saving programs that help put money back… Read More»

Work smarter, not harder this year

We know you’re busy. That’s why we do everything we can to help take things like energy management off your plate. By using these tools to your advantage, you can spend your time focusing on the more important things in life, while having peace of mind that your energy use… Read More»

Do you know how to handle a winter storm?

Are you prepared for the coldest months of the year? Test your winter storm knowledge with this quiz to help make sure you’re ready. Test your knowledge by answering the questions below and then submit your answers to see how you did.