Category: News Releases

Last Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday – November 1 – 3, 2013

The last NC Energy Star sales tax holiday is this weekend, November 1 – 3. State sales tax will not be charged on Energy Star qualified projects (used in a non-commercial fashion). An “Energy Star qualified product” meets the energy guidelines set by the U. S. EPA and the U.… Read More»

Save Money with Piedmont Electric’s Green Energy Bags

Piedmont Electric is offering a special “Green Energy Bag” that includes 4 CFLs (18 watt) and an electric water heater kit for the low cost of only $19.95 (plus tax). These items have a $55 retail value so save some green when you buy them and save for years to… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Members Elect Three Directors

HILLSBOROUGH, NC – April 16, 2013 – Piedmont Electric Membership Cooperative (PEMC) welcomed almost 800 attendees, including 407 registered members, at its annual meeting Friday, April 12, in the Orange High School auditorium. The annual meeting is the Co-op’s largest and most important event, bringing together members from across PEMC’s… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Visits NC Legislature

Representatives from Piedmont Electric joined more than 150 electric cooperative board members and employees from co-ops across North Carolina at the state legislative building on March 13, 2013 for the annual “Rally in Raleigh”. During the visit, cooperative leaders met with their local representatives in the North Carolina House and… Read More»

Piedmont Electric is Prepared for Arctic Temperatures

An unusually cold arctic airmass combined with breezy northwest winds will result in brutally cold wind chill values of 0 to -10 degrees late tonight and Tuesday morning.    Piedmont Electric is on standby and ready to restore power as quickly as possible if outages should occur as a result of the… Read More»

Nominating Committee Set to Meet January 5th

In preparation for the April 12, 2013, Annual Meeting of the Members of Piedmont Electric, a Nominating Committee has been appointed to prepare a slate of nominees for three seats on the Cooperative’s Board of Directors. Appointed to the 2013 Nominating Committee are: John Melton (Roxboro) Vance Albright (Mebane) Cleotis… Read More»

Baynes and Efland Area Outage Restored

Duke Energy Outage Update, Saturday, November 9, 2013 @ 11:00 am: The outage affecting the customers in the Baynes and Efland areas has been restored. If you are still without power please call our 24-Hour Outage Reporting number at 800.449.2667.

PEMC Celebrates New Copper Theft Law

Piedmont Electric and electric cooperatives across North Carolina welcomed a new copper theft law that took effect on October 1st. Copper theft is a serious problem that plagues our industry; it is dangerous, costly and illegal, and the new legislation is an important first step in eliminating this problem. Want… Read More»