Piedmont EMC Becomes Member of Plug-in NC

Piedmont EMC Becomes Member of Plug-in NC

Hillsborough, N.C., January 11, 2016 – Piedmont EMC is pleased to announce the electric cooperative has become a member of Plug-in NC, a state-wide program that recognizes those that are supporting electric vehicles.

Plug-in NC was started by the North Carolina Plug-in Electric Vehicle Taskforce to track electric vehicle efforts occurring across the state and raise awareness of driving electric. Currently, there are over 4,000 electric vehicles registered in the state and over 600 charging stations.   The program recognizes North Carolina businesses, schools, communities and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to supporting electric vehicles.

Piedmont EMC is supporting the adoption of plug in vehicles by incorporating electric vehicles into our fleet and in electric vehicle education events.   Piedmont EMC provides electric vehicle information for its members on its website, at community events and annual meetings.

“We are proud to have been accepted as a member of Plug-in NC and will continue to promote the benefits of electric vehicles with our members and community”, said Randy Brecheisen, Piedmont Electric President & CEO.

Plug-in NC (www.pluginnc.com) is a state-wide recognition program that was launched in 2014 by the North Carolina Plug-in Electric Vehicle Taskforce and Advanced Energy.

Visit our electric vehicle calculator tool to see the monthly fuel savings and environmental benefits associated with electric driving. Piedmont EMC is the rural electric cooperative serving more than 31,000 electric services in the six county area which includes Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Granville, Orange and Person Counties.