Category: News Releases

Piedmont Electric Offers Several Youth Program Opportunities

Commitment to the community takes many forms at Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation and one of those forms is through youth leadership opportunities.  Piedmont EMC reaches out to local youths in our service territory, offering a variety of youth program opportunities, which include: Boys and Girls Basketball Camp Scholarships Piedmont Electric,… Read More»

Planned Outage Affecting Buckhorn Area

Piedmont EMC apologizes to our members for any inconvenience that the November 1, 2014 planned maintenance outage in the Buckhorn area may cause.  Piedmont EMC will be repairing the steel structure at the Buckhorn Substation near Efland which was damaged during the March 2014 ice storm.  This work can only… Read More»

Baynes Transformer Outage Ends Power Restored to 2,000 Members

On the evening of Friday, October 24, 2014, Piedmont EMC lost the transformer inside Baynes Substation affecting approximately 2,000 members primarily located in Caswell County, with smaller numbers affected in Orange, Alamance and Person counties. Our linemen worked through the night to install a portable transformer until repairs can be made to the… Read More»

Hazardous Weather Outlook for our Service Territory 7/15 – 7/21

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook starting Tuesday, July 15 for Central NC, which includes our service territory.  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… Read More»