Piedmont EMC is an official Green Plus Certified business, meaning that it has met the highest economic, environmental, and social standards set by Green Plus. This business has a true and verifiable commitment to sustainability and is leader in its community. Learn more about Green Plus Certification...
Mission & History
Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation is a not-for profit, consumer-owned electric distribution cooperative which provides electricity to more than 31,000 consumers. Headquartered in Hillsborough, the utility serves parts of Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Granville, Orange and Person counties in north central North carolina
Services & Products
Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative based in Hillsborough. Piedmont Electric is a nonprofit electric utility serving 32,000 consumers in parts of Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Granville, Orange and Person counties.
Sustainability Awards & Certification
Winner of Triangle Business Green Award, 2009
Nominated for the North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards
Achieving Green Plus Certification reflects a company’s commitment to improving its profits through economic, social, and environmental practices: the triple bottom line. While all Green Plus Certified and Mover businesses have embraced practices in these three areas to improve its sustainability, some companies go above and beyond by achieving a perfect score in sub-categories of the Green Plus Diagnostic Survey.
These are areas where Piedmont EMC excels:
These are areas where Piedmont EMC excels at implementing business practices that supports its community and is fair towards its workers:
These are areas where Piedmont EMC excels at the financial and organizational aspects of business: