Category: News Releases

Preparing for the changing seasons

Have your chimney inspected for cracks so they can be filled to prevent cool air from leaking into your home. Seal air leaks in your attic to keep conditioned air inside. If you feel a draft then you have a gap to fill! Caulk gaps around your windows to prevent… Read More»

A neighbor in need

We are stronger when we work together and we prove it each time a storm rolls through. One of the seven cooperative principles is cooperation among cooperatives which means we provide help when other co-ops are in need and they assist us when storms hit. We call this mutual aid.… Read More»

2018 Helping Hand Foundation College Scholarship Winners

Hillsborough, NC—Piedmont Electric’s Helping Hand Foundation awarded $14,000 in scholarships to seven local high school graduates. Each student received a $2,000 college scholarship from Piedmont Electric. This competitive program awards academic scholarships to outstanding college-bound students who live locally. “As an electric cooperative, Piedmont Electric strives to do more than keep the… Read More»

Community Safety Day

Community Safety Day is Saturday, August 25, where we will have educational events and fun for the whole family! We invite our members to come out and enjoy learning about the importance of electrical safety and emergency preparedness among other important community safety training topics. This free event will include… Read More»

Let’s talk about your A/C

During these hot summer days, we all know the relief of opening the front door and being greeted with a rush of cool air. We want you to feel that refreshing rush while saving energy and money. So, in order to learn how to efficiently use your air conditioning system,… Read More»

Piedmont Electric’s Energy Advisor

We’re constantly striving to provide our members with valuable tools to help them improve their energy efficiency. Have you tried our home energy calculator yet? It’s simple! You will get a personalized report detailing what uses the most energy in your home with valuable tips on how to save energy… Read More»

Bringing value to you

As a utility, we work every day to bring you affordable, reliable power, but as your local electric cooperative, we strive to go beyond and bring you an even greater value. Built by the communities we serve, your co-op is in business to serve the needs of you, our member.… Read More»

Working together to Beat the Peak and keep costs low

Have you heard the saying “many hands make for light work”? That’s the same idea that helped create Piedmont Electric 80 years ago when our members banded together to bring power to our community. Similarly, this same phrase applies when tackling the upward cost pressures your co-op is currently facing.… Read More»