Category: News Releases

These low-cost energy efficiency tips can lead to big savings

Now that summer is in full swing, we’re all looking for ways to lower our energy use. By making a few low-cost energy-efficient purchases, you could see the savings reflected on your monthly energy bill. Here are a few of our favorite low-cost, but high-reward energy-savings tips: Switch out your… Read More»

Working together, we can all save money

Did you know that your own personal energy use can affect the rate that all of our members pay for power? Part of our power supply cost is determined by the energy demand by our members during peak times on the hottest days in the summer. When we take steps… Read More»

Why does my power bill rise with the summer heat?

You’re probably used to receiving a higher bill during the hot months. But there are still ways you can save energy even as the temperature rises. Here are two reasons for that higher bill, along with a few of our favorite ways to help keep it from climbing. Weather It… Read More»

Independence Day

Independence Day – Thursday, July 4 Our offices will be closed and employees will be on call.  

American Red Cross Blood Drive – July 25, 2019

Give more life. Sign up to help your community by donating at one of our upcoming blood drives! The American Red Cross will be at both our Hillsborough and Roxboro office locations on Thursday, July 25 from 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Hillsborough: 2500 NC HWY 86 S Hillsborough,… Read More»

Meet our new Piedmont Electric board directors

As a locally owned and operated co-op, our board of directors is made up of members just like you! Because we’re run by people who live and work in our communities and who understand our local values, you can be sure our members’ best interest is always our priority. We’d… Read More»

Buddy Goes to High School

  The first day of high school is a nerve-racking experience even for the most prepared student and local student Buddy is no exception. The only difference is that Buddy is a three-year-old bearded dragon. For the past three years, Buddy has been an exemplary pupil at Stoney Creek Elementary… Read More»

July 4th savings

Save some green while you celebrate the red, white and blue! Independence Day is just around the corner and Americans across the country are preparing for a day of backyard picnics, parades and fireworks. When you’re out celebrating our nation’s birthday, don’t forget to put these energy-saving best practices to… Read More»