Category: News Releases

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»

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Piedmont Electric! Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the holiday and employees will be on call.

Gift-giving isn’t just for the holidays

  As a valued member of Piedmont Electric, we love giving to you year round, not just during the holiday season. Here are a few of the reasons that being a member of our co-op will have you feeling jolly! Capital credits We return excess profits to our members. Money-saving… Read More»

NEAVFD Receives a $360,000 Zero-Interest Loan for New Fire Station

Alamance County, NC (October 17, 2018) – The North Eastern Alamance Volunteer Fire Department (NEAVFD) received a $360,000 zero-interest loan to help pay for their new fire station. Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation is playing a supporting role in the construction of the fire station by helping NEAVFD secure $360,000 in… Read More»

Responding to Hurricane Michael

Oct. 15, 5:00 p.m. – All our outages from Hurricane Michael have been restored! Thank you for all your kindness and patience over these past few days. Together, we are co-op strong! If you are still experiencing an outage, please call us at 800.222.3107. Photo caption: A clear outage map… Read More»