Category: News Releases

Show your home some love with our Home Energy Advisor tool!

Have you ever wondered which parts of your home need the most love? At Piedmont Electric, our members have access to a free online tool that analyzes your home’s size, insulation, HVAC system and more. After entering your home’s details, you’ll get a personalized list of ways to save both… Read More»

Winter storm restoration with Lineman Donovan Williams

When freezing rain, strong winds and piles of snow blow through our territory, it can cause power outages. Winter weather commonly breaks off tree branches and causes trees to uproot and fall into the power lines, but thankfully we have our skilled and dedicated linemen ready to respond. To better… Read More»

Holiday hours

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

American Red Cross Blood Drive – Jan. 10

Give more life. Sign up to help your community by donating at one of our upcoming blood drives! The American Red Cross will be at both our Hillsborough and Roxboro office locations on Thursday, Jan. 10 from 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Hillsborough: 2500 NC HWY 86 S Hillsborough,… Read More»

Practice safe heating methods in your home

Space heaters can warm a small area quickly, but there are safety and financial concerns to consider. Visit pemc.coop/tools and use our space heater calculator to total up how much it costs to run your space heater. Space heater safety tips Keep space heaters at least 10 feet away from… Read More»

New year, new energy-saving resolutions

It’s that time of year again when we think about our resolutions for the new year. If one of your goals is to save money, Piedmont Electric can help. When you reduce energy use in your home, your bill reflects that savings, meaning this is one resolution you’ll actually want… Read More»

New year, new ways to be a part of your co-op

Each year, we set aside one Friday night in April to host our annual meeting. We do this to gather members together to elect the co-op’s board of directors, share the cooperative’s plans and to enjoy cooperative fellowship. For many years, this meeting was the only practical way to conduct… Read More»

Improving communities yesterday, today and tomorrow

This being our 80th anniversary has truly given us reason to celebrate! Like a fine wine or grandma’s cast iron skillet, your co-op has only gotten better with age. For these last 80 years we’ve grown alongside our membership continually adapting, innovating and preparing for the future of our communities.… Read More»