Category: News Releases

Official Notice: Capital Credits August 2022

What are capital credits and how are they calculated? Because we’re a not-for-profit cooperative, we give profits (known as margins) back to our members in the form of capital credits. The amount you’re owed is based upon the amount of revenue you contribute to the cooperative through payment of your… Read More»

The Move-In Checklist You Didn’t Know You Needed

Are you planning to move into a new place this summer? If so, you probably have a checklist of items you need to get done before you move. Well, we have a few more items you should add to your list that can help you save money once you move… Read More»

New Meters Help Us Better Manage Outages

Over the past year, we’ve been installing new meters throughout our service area so we can better serve you, our members. Not only can these updated meters help you track and manage your energy use so you can have more control over your electricity bill, but they can also help… Read More»

Scholarship Winners Train with Top-Ranked Basketball Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         CONTACT INFORMATION Will Hiebert Public Relations Specialist william.hiebert@pemc.coop 336.212.2359   Scholarship Winners Train with Top-Ranked Basketball Programs Three local students practiced alongside athletes and coaches from top-ranked college basketball programs this summer, thanks to Piedmont Electric’s Touchstone Energy Sports Camp scholarships. Tabitha Nelson from Person… Read More»

Reducing Outages With Right-of-Way Trimming

Electricity powers the air conditioning that keeps us cool, the television that entertains us and the pot of coffee that gets us through the morning. Nobody likes being without power! That’s why we strive to prevent outages before they happen. One of the ways we do this is through right-of-way… Read More»

Are You Up for the (Energy-Saving) Challenge?

When it comes to saving energy, our motto is that a little goes a long way. That philosophy is why we’ve created a 4-week challenge for our members. By making one small change per week this summer, you can notice a difference in your bill by the end of the… Read More»

Sizzling Summer Savings

Temperatures are on the rise which often cause higher bills. Don’t worry though! Here at Piedmont Electric, we have energy-saving resources that can help you save money even during the hottest months of the year. Reduce Energy Use With These Tips Adjust your thermostat. Turning your thermostat to 78°F during… Read More»