Category: News Releases

2012 Designated “International Year of Cooperatives”

Electric cooperatives and other members of the co-op family take center stage globally in 2012, designated the International Year of Cooperatives. The celebration begins in October when U.S. cooperatives traditionally celebrate National Cooperative Month. The International Year of Cooperatives’ theme, “Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World,” resonates with co-ops in… Read More»

Piedmont EMC Earns Safety Accreditation

Piedmont EMC has received national recognition for its comprehensive safety program.   PIEDMONT EMC EARNS SAFETY ACCREDITATION Hillsborough, N.C., April 7, 2011 – Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation (Piedmont EMC), headquartered in Hillsborough, has received national recognition for its comprehensive safety program. The Rural Electric Safety Accreditation Program, which recognized the… Read More»

New Solar Project Planned for 2011

Piedmont EMC will be receiving an estimated 405,000 kWhs yearly in renewable energy credits from a new solar project that is being built in Hertford County, North Carolina. This project is referred to as the Murfreesboro Solar Project and is to be completed late 2011. Piedmont EMC is one of… Read More»

PEMC Board Extends Deadline for Nominations by Petition for Board Seats

Nominations by petition for Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation board seats expiring in 2011 extended. The Board of Directors for Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation has extended the deadline for nominations by petition for board seats that expire in 2011 to February 21, 2011. Nominations by petition must adhere to the following… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Offers Energy Star Home Rates

A new Energy Star residential rate is now available to member-consumers whose home meets Energy Star requirements. HILLSBOROUGH, NC, January 13, 2011— A new “Energy Star” residential rate is now available to member-consumers of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation. To qualify for the rate, the consumer’s home must be certified, meeting… Read More»

Committee Set to Meet on Board Nominations

Four seats on the Cooperative’s Board of Directors will be up for election at this year’s Annual Meeting on Friday, April 15, 2011. The following are the incumbents on the Board whose terms expire this year, as well as their respective Directorate Districts: David B. Poythress, District 1 James Kinley,… Read More»

NC Electric Cooperatives Secure Solar Resources From Small Businesses

Raleigh, NC, July 19, 2010 – GreenCo Solutions®, a services company owned by the majority of the state’s electric cooperatives, announced today its involvement in two recently constructed solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at small businesses located in Carrboro and Chapel Hill, NC. GreenCo’s participation in the projects was coordinated by… Read More»