Category: News Releases

New Leadership in Capable Hands

Hillsborough, NC — Piedmont Electric’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Steve Hamlin has been selected as the next President & CEO. Hamlin moved into the position upon the official retirement of President & CEO Randy G. Brecheisen in June 2016. He is the fifth leader in the Cooperative’s 78-year history.  Hamlin brings 17 years of cooperative… Read More»

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Emergency and Non-Emergency Contact Lists

It’s important to have emergency and non-emergency contact information on hand should an incident occur. Here’s a comprehensive list of phone numbers and websites all in one place. Emergency Contact List For power outages, call Piedmont Electric Automated Outage Reporting: 1.800.449.2667 To speak to a Member Services Representative: 1.800.222.3107 Stay… Read More»

2016 Earth Day Art Contest Winners

Every year Piedmont Electric hosts an Earth Day Art contest with local K-5 schools in our electric service area. This year, we had six local elementary schools; Carolina Friends, Grady Brown, New Hope, Pathways, Stoney Creek and Woodland submit Earth Day artwork for our annual art contest contest and we… Read More»

PEMC’s Live Outage Map Viewer

Click here to view live reporting on outages in our service area. To Report an Outage, please call 800.449.2667. Voice instructions will direct you through the reporting system. Rotary dial telephone calls are accepted.

American Red Cross Blood Drive at Piedmont Electric on April 13

On April 13, from 11:30am- 3:30pm the Orange Rural Fire Department & Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation are sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive. The blood drive will be held at our Hillsborough Office: 2500 NC 86 S, Hillsborough Sign up at and enter sponsor code: Hillsborough or search… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Announces Community Solar Program

Hillsborough NC (April 1, 2016) – Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation, a not-for-profit electric cooperative headquartered in Hillsborough recently announced a new Community Solar program as part of a continued commitment to renewable energy. This program provides a lower cost, and lower risk, way for Piedmont Electric members to get involved in… Read More»