Renewable generation consists of many types; such as, solar, wind, biomass, methane from landfills, hog waste or poultry. Most commonly seen in our area is renewable generation produced by the sun. Within our cooperative we have more than 100 members that are participating in the production of renewable energy. Piedmont Electric currently offers a $500 rebate for the installation of an approved solar water heater. If you are considering joining this group and want to learn more about rate schedules, rebates and interconnection policies here are links to get your started:
- PEMC Interconnection Policy
- 10 Steps to Take Before Installing Solar – Touchstone Energy
- Distributed Resources Access Act
- PEMC Rate Schedules – Effective with bills rendered beginning Sept. 1, 2018
- Renewable Energy Facility Registration Guide
- Going Solar – Are you ready to make the change?
- NC Solar Center – State of Solar Photovoltaics in NC
For any additional questions concerning renewable generation please contact us at 800.222.3107.