Category: News Releases

COVID-19 monthly bill recovery resources

The aid described below will be available once the suspension of disconnections for nonpayments ends July 29. Assistance for our monthly billed members Piedmont Electric is dedicated to helping our members navigate their energy use through this crisis and into the future. Below is more information on how we are… Read More»

How to prep for summer storm season

The third week in June is National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, which coincides with the height of summer storm season here in North Carolina. The best thing you can do to protect yourself and your family from the dangers of summer storms is to prepare. Together, we can get through… Read More»

New metering system being tested this summer

Piedmont Electric will be installing and testing new meters this summer for a portion of members. Then, if everything goes as planned, we will roll out the new meters to all members. These new meters will provide more information to members and the cooperative which will enable more informed energy… Read More»

Try our time-of-day rate for a year, risk free

We know that many of our members are spending more time at home because of the COVID-19 outbreak. While more time at home does typically mean more energy use, we want to assure you that there are still ways to save energy and control your electric bill. Switching to a… Read More»

Stay home, stay safe and save energy

Spending more time at home has become the new normal for many people and with that comes more energy use. But, there are still things you can do to control your energy bill. In fact, a few small changes in your everyday routine can make a big difference when your… Read More»

Strike the perfect balance

Our Strike Guard program offers just the right blend of protection and savings for your electronic equipment. Will your appliances and valuable electronics be protected from damaging power surges during summer storms? When you sign up for our Strike Guard program, you’ll get powerful surge protectors that provide two-level protection… Read More»

Can you ace this electrical safety quiz?

May is National Electrical Safety Month which means it’s a great time for you to brush up on your electrical safety smarts! Test your knowledge by answering the questions below and then submit your answers to see how you did.

Gaze into the future with our energy forecast tool

What if we told you it was possible to take a peek into the future? While we can’t tell you everything your future holds, we can give you an idea of how much your electricity costs are forecasted to be each day over the coming week. That’s right, our free… Read More»