Month: January 2014

NRECA Raises Energy Cost Concerns in State of the Union

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Jo Ann Emerson, CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), made the following statement regarding the President’s State of the Union speech this evening. “Electric cooperatives advocate for a federal energy policy of reliable and affordable power while Read More

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How Your Power is Restored

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Powering Up: When an outage occurs, line crews work to pinpoint problems. When electricity goes out, most of us expect power will be restored within a few hours. But when a major storm causes widespread damage, longer outages may result. Read More

SC’s Largest Solar Farm Dedicated

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

The Colleton Solar Farm, the largest facility of its kind in the state, is producing electricity just nine weeks after construction began on the project. Utility and solar industry executives officially dedicated the solar array during a ceremony January 24 Read More

Temp Goes DOWN – Bill Goes UP

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

The more electricity you use, the higher your energy bill with be.  Pee Dee Electric does not charge more in the winter than other times.  With the bitter temperatures we have experienced recently, you can look for your energy amount Read More

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Tips for Record Low Temps

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Fires and frozen plumbing in your home are two of the main things to be aware of during bitter cold temperatures like we are experiencing. To help protect your home against fire: • Fireplaces/Space heaters: Make sure you have at Read More

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Social Security – What you Can Do Online

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

This is a good time to find out information from the Social Security Administration.  Social Security is not just for retirees. One of the major things you can do online is request a Social Security Statement.  If you follow this Read More

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Energy Tips for Your Home’s Attic

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Some of the biggest air leaks in your home can often be traced to the attic, resulting in sky-high energy bills and a house that’s too warm in summer, and too cold in winter. However, the good news is that Read More