Category: News Releases

SmartHub: The App That Virtually Does It All!

As your local cooperative, part of our job is to make sure you have tools at your disposal to help you better manage your energy use. At the same time, we understand that many of our members don’t have extra time to spend thinking about how to save energy and… Read More»

Save Energy (and Money) While You’re on Vacation This Summer

Now that the sun is shining and the kids are out of school, it’s the perfect opportunity to take time off and enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Before you head out for your vacation, take a few moments to minimize your home’s energy use while you’re away by reviewing… Read More»

Fresh Savings for Spring

The sun is shining, there’s a nice breeze in the air and all of the dreaded pollen has washed away. Late spring is truly one of the best times of year in North Carolina! As you adjust to the changing seasons, keep the following energy-saving tips in mind to help… Read More»

Rider Changes for 2022

At Piedmont Electric Cooperative we work hard to keep rates low for our members and are pleased that our energy charge for residential members will not change; however a change to some of our riders and Time-of-Day periods was necessary. Please participate in programs that help us keep rates low.… Read More»

Can you ace this electrical safety quiz?

May is National Electrical Safety Month which means it’s a great time for you to brush up on your electrical safety smarts! Test your knowledge by answering the questions below and then submit your answers to see how you did.

Broadband pilot program progress update

April 27, 2022 Update NorthState and Orange County have announced a public-private partnership to bring ultra-high-speed fiber internet service to approximately 28,000 homes and businesses in Orange County, North Carolina, including nearly 10,000 locations that currently have little or no internet service. The project, one of the largest fiber infrastructure… Read More»

How You Can Help Build a Brighter Future

Community Solar Taking advantage of solar power is a great way to help off set your carbon footprint. However, we recognize that not everyone is able to install solar panels on their home. By participating in our community solar program, you’ll pay a monthly subscription fee of $2.50 per panel… Read More»

Building a Brighter Future

Piedmont Electric has long been a supporter of renewable energy and we’re always looking for new ways to make improvements as a cooperative. Two years ago, we officially announced our pledge to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to ensure we’re doing our part to protect the environment while serving our communities… Read More»