Category: News Releases

Get your energy for half-off this Thanksgiving!

The most delicious day of the year is often one of the electrically-intensive days. Between cooking your favorite family recipes and keeping the TV on all day to watch the parade and football, your energy use can skyrocket on Thanksgiving. What if you could pay half off the energy you… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Veteran Employees

This year we wanted to honor our veteran employees by engaging in the NRECA’s (The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association) Annual Veteran Social Media Campaign. Throughout the month of November, we will post our veteran employees to our social platforms (Facebook and Twitter) using the hashtag #VetsPowerUs! Below are a… Read More»

The Cooperative Difference Makes All the Difference

Think being a Piedmont Electric Cooperative member is no different than being a customer of any other electric utility? Think again! Here’s what makes being a member of a cooperative so special. Every Member Matters and Has a Voice As part of our co-op, you can let your voice be… Read More»

Responding to Hurricane Ian

10/2 – 5:40 PM: All outages have been restored. Thanks to all of our members for their patience and understanding during this restoration process. We also thank our employees for their hard work and for the mutual aid from Satilla, Southern Rivers and Flint Energies in Georgia. 10/2 – 2:00… Read More»

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»