Category: News Releases

Understanding your electric bill

Have you ever wondered what makes up your electric bill? In short, a lot! As a not-for-profit utility, our goal is to provide you with exceptional service at the lowest cost. Despite increases in the general cost of living, we have been able to keep residential rates the same for… Read More»

Three-month update on our pilot program with RiverStreet Networks

In December, Piedmont Electric and RiverStreet Networks announced the launching of an internet service pilot program. The goal of the program is to bring high-speed internet to the unserved and underserved members of our communities. We want to stress that this pilot project is in the infancy stages and certainly… Read More»

Network Maintenance

Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 5:00-6:00 p.m.: We will be conducting network maintenance that helps ensure reliable service. Between 5:00-6:00 p.m., there may be short disruptions to our phone system lasting less than 15 minutes at a time. If you experience an issue with our phone lines, please wait 30 minutes… Read More»

Voter Registration – Spring 2020

Don’t forget to vote in the March Primary this Spring! Here are the important voter deadlines for this year’s election cycle: o Feb. 7th: Primary Voter Registration deadline o Feb. 13th: In-person Early Voting begins o Feb. 25th: Deadline to request Absentee Ballot by mail o Feb. 29th: In-person Early… Read More»

Showing our community some love

Love is in the air… and here at Piedmont Electric, that means we’re spreading some extra love to our community by reminding you about some of our favorite community programs. Community programs for our youth We know that Piedmont Electric kids are the future and we understand the importance of… Read More»

These Valentine’s Day gift ideas are sweeter than chocolate

This Valentine’s Day, skip the grocery store flowers and box of chocolates and instead get that special someone in your life a sweet tech gift that will help them save energy and money. These days, it seems like there is a “smart” version of just about everything! Many smart devices… Read More»

Happy New Year!

Our offices will be closed on Jan. 1 for the holiday and employees will be on call. We will reopen on Jan. 2 at 8:00 am.

Happy holidays!

Our offices will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25 for the holiday and employees will be on call.

Make space for savings

With winter weather blowing in, many of our members are looking for energy-efficient ways to keep warm. One of our favorite ways to stay cozy during the winter is to use a space heater, but if you don’t know how to use it, you could end up spending more money… Read More»

Your guide to preparing for winter storms

While we monitor the weather and inform you about expected impacts, sometimes storms move quickly and without much warning. Use this guide to help you prepare for winter storms before they hit and keep it as a reference for the next time snow and ice are in the forecast. Prepare… Read More»