Category: News Releases

Hazardous Weather for our Service Territory April 15th & 16th

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and Freeze Warning, through tomorrow.  We will be carefully monitoring this weather system and are prepared for potential power outages.  Because Piedmont Electric is located in the communities we serve, restoration crews are always on-site and can begin… Read More»

Scholarship Deadlines are approaching

Piedmont Electric Members with children should note the following deadlines for upcoming scholarships: Youth Tour Deadline: 03/31/2014 Boys and Girls Basketball Camps Deadline: 03/31/2014 College Scholarship Deadline: 03/31/2014

Piedmont Electric Ice Storm Restoration Details

Piedmont Electric reports the last outage, which was located in Alamance County, that resulted from Friday’s major ice storm was restored at 10:58 PM on Tuesday night.  At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 Piedmont Electric customers were without power which impacted all counties served.  We have replaced more… Read More»

Wind Advisory in Effect from 3 P.M. to Midnight

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a high wind advisory for all of Central, NC—which is in effect from 3PM this afternoon to midnight tonight.  We will be carefully monitoring this weather system and are prepared for potential power outages.  Because Piedmont Electric is located in the communities… Read More»

Ice Storm Restoration Completed

Piedmont Electric reports restoration at 100% from Friday’s major ice storm.  At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 Piedmont Electric customers were without power.  Our sincerest thanks go to our employees and the additional 235 line workers from Brunswick EMC, Edgecombe Martin County EMC, Four County EMC, Halifax EMC, Haywood EMC, Jones-Onslow EMC,… Read More»

Ice Storm Restoration Nears Completion

Piedmont Electric estimates fewer than 200 customers remain without power resulting from Friday’s major ice storm.  Piedmont Electric and outside crews have been assigned to the remaining outages. At the height of the outage, more than 21,050 Piedmont Electric customers were without power.  Our sincerest thanks go to our employees and the… Read More»

Piedmont Electric has Dispatched Crews to Restore Outages

Piedmont Electric has dispatched crews to restore power outages that have resulted from ice accumulation on power lines from this winter storm.  Please view our Outage Viewer to keep updated on outage restoration efforts.  Because Piedmont Electric is located in the communities we serve, restoration crews are always on-site and can begin restoration work… Read More»

Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday & Friday, March 6-7th

Piedmont Electric is on standby and ready to restore power as quickly as possible if outages should occur as a result of this winter weather. We are carefully monitoring this winter weather and are prepared for possible power outages. Because Piedmont Electric is located in the communities we serve, restoration… Read More»