Category: News Releases

Voter Registration Drive at Piedmont Electric

National Voter Registration Day On National Voter Registration Day (Sept. 25) Piedmont Electric will host a voter registration drive at our Hillsborough office. Anyone can stop by and register to vote or update their voter registration. Piedmont Electric’s voter registration drive is part of Co-ops Vote, a nonpartisan project of… Read More»

Hurricane Florence Updates

Sept. 20, 2018 – 3:00 P.M. – North Carolina’s electric cooperatives continue making outage restoration progress in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Cooperative outages statewide have now dropped to about 38,000, down from a historic high of 326,000 on Saturday. Remaining outages are concentrated in the hardest-hit areas of coastal… Read More»

Watching Hurricane Florence

While it’s still too early to know how Hurricane Florence will impact us, Piedmont Electric is closely monitoring the storm and is prepared to respond at a moment’s notice. We encourage our members to be prepared and informed as well. You can stay up to date with co-op news on… Read More»

Investing in the communities we serve

From the beginning of the electric cooperative movement, it’s been about neighbors helping neighbors. So, it was with this cooperative spirit that Piedmont Electric established the Helping Hand Foundation as a way to continue helping our neighbors, in addition to investing in the future of our communities. Since moving to… Read More»

The value of powerful principles

It’s not just about what you do, it’s also why you do it. What we do is deliver reliable, affordable power. We do this because we are committed to the well-being of our members. Please understand that we do things differently at the co-op because we are focused on seven… Read More»

Piedmont Electric’s Community Safety Day 2018

Rougemont, NC (August 25, 2018) – More than 475 individuals gathered at the Orange County Speedway for Piedmont Electric’s annual Community Safety Day. The free event included electrical safety demonstrations, bucket truck rides from Piedmont Electric linemen as well as participation from the Orange County Sherriff’s Office, Caldwell Fire Department,… Read More»

Happy Labor Day!

Our offices will be closed for the holiday and employees will be on call.

Fall is coming! Are you ready?

Can you feel it in the air? Fall is just around the corner and with it comes the reminder that as the seasons change, your home energy habits should change too. As your trusted energy advisor, Piedmont Electric is here to help you maximize energy efficiency in your home during… Read More»

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»