Category: News Releases

2012 Annual Meeting Elects Directors

During the business session of the 2012 Annual Meeting three members were elected to the Cooperative’s Board of Directors. The 2012 Annual Meeting of Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation was held on Friday, April 20, 2012. See the Annual Meeting News Release for more information.

Piedmont EMC Receives Re-Certification in Green Plus

Piedmont Electric is the first Green Plus organization to become re-certified in the Green Plus program within the Institute for Sustainable Development. The Institute for Sustainable Development is a non-profit program founded in the North Carolina Research Triangle in 2007 by a unique partnership of academic, business and philanthropic leaders.… Read More»

Communications & Social Media Intern Position

Piedmont Electric has a Communications & Social Media Intern (temporary/part-time) position available. Interested candidates can learn more about this opportunity on our website. To learn more about the Communications & Social Media Intern position see “About PEMC/Employment” area of our website.

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»