Category: News Releases

Save on energy costs while baking for the holidays

It’s Christmas afternoon and Piedmont Electric member Emma has one more surprise for her two kids. They’re making Grandma’s famous sugar cookies! As the afternoon passes, the three of them listen to holiday music, laughing together as they try not to spill too much flour on the counter. The weather… Read More»

What do you want to learn more about in 2020?

As a member of our cooperative, your opinion is always important to us. So we want to hear from you to find out what you’re interested in learning more about in the year to come. Use the survey below to check the boxes of the topics you’re most interested in.

Piedmont Electric’s Community Day 2019

Cedar Grove, NC (October 12, 2019) – Over 520 individuals gathered at the Cedar Grove Ruritan Club to celebrate Piedmont Electric’s third annual Community Day. The free event included bucket truck rides from Piedmont Electric linemen as well as participation from the Orange County Sherriff’s Office, Cedar Grove Fire Department,… Read More»

Official Notice: Nominating Committee Meets December 7, 2019

Four seats on the Piedmont Electric board of directors are up for election in 2020. These seats are currently held by David Poythress (District 1), Randy Kinley (District 2), Paul Bailey (District 5) and Richal Vanhook (At Large). As a reminder, there will be no voting at the annual meeting… Read More»

Is your home ready for cold Carolina temperatures?

As the leaves change color, you probably make adjustments to your wardrobe and pull your heavy winter clothes out of storage. Have you considered making similar adjustments to your home as the seasons change? Just like you need warmer clothes to be comfortable in the winter, making changes in your… Read More»

Managing energy while hosting holiday guests

While the holidays are a fun opportunity to spend quality time with the important people in your life, they can also lead to an increase in energy use which results in a higher bill. How does a holiday gathering affect my bill? The amount of your monthly bill is calculated… Read More»

Building a stronger community through our co-op

As your co-op, we are woven into the fabric of our community. As part of that community we strive to make it a better place to live, work and raise a family, not just through our exceptional service, but through our involvement in the communities we serve. Community outreach We… Read More»

Plug-in to your local EV community!

Celebrate National Drive Electric week with Piedmont Electric and Plug-in NC! Join us and local EV owners on Monday, Sept. 16 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Carrboro Plaza located at 104 NC-54, Carrboro, NC 27510. See and experience the world of electric vehicles! This event will have… Read More»

Piedmont Electric Helps Beautify the Interstate

  Mebane, NC (Sept. 10, 2019) – Your local electric co-op is using its power to deliver more than electricity. Piedmont Electric has partnered with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Wildflower Program to plant a pollinator field of sunflowers alongside I-40 Westbound at the Buckhorn Road exit. These… Read More»

2019 Voter Registration Drive at Piedmont Electric

National Voter Registration Day On National Voter Registration Day (Tues. Sept. 24) 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»