Author: Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Cooperation among cooperatives

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

On March 4, before COVID-19 emerged, Pee Dee Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PDEC), and Santee Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SEC), partnered for Career Day at Hannah-Pamplico Elementary School in Pamplico.  The two co-ops presented to four classes of fourth-grade students on careers Read More

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Defeating COVID-19 — We Are All In This Together

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Governor Henry McMaster has declared a state of emergency in order to more effectively contain the spread of COVID-19, the coronavirus epidemic that is present in South Carolina. This message will provide information about how Pee Dee Electric Cooperative, Inc., Read More

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Energy focused education

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Fifth-graders at Darlington’s Temple Christian Academy (TCA) participated in an “enLightenSC” children’s book challenge that concluded in February and two teams took first and second prizes for writing and illustrating books that focused on new technologies in the energy industry. Read More

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COVID-19: Temporary Closings

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

PDEC Members: Until March 31, our lobby in Darlington will be closed, but the drive thru and kiosk will remain open. Our Marion location will be completely closed. There will be no disconnects for non-payment until March 31. This includes Read More

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PDEC awards three scholarships to FMU students

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

  PDEC would like to congratulate the recipients of our scholarship fund at FMU for next semester. Left to Right: Ryan Taylor, Freshman – Computer Science, Adeonna Benbow, Sophomore – Nursing and Abigail Graham, Freshman – Early Childhood Education.

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Marion County third graders receive book “Francis Marion and the Legend of the Swamp Fox”

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

The Marion Chamber of Commerce, Pee Dee Electric Cooperative and many other community partners started their annual tour last week of third grade classrooms in Marion County to distribute the book, “Francis Marion and the Legend of the Swamp Fox” Read More

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Director Gold Credential

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

PDEC Board of Trustees Robert Norton, Patricia Toney, Hamer Parnell, LaShon Sellers and Don Teal received their Director Gold Credential certificates at the February 2020 board meeting. The Director Gold Credential recognizes directors committed to continuing their education beyond the Read More

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Fun & educational electrical safety demos

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Pee Dee Electric Cooperative’s energy efficiency representative, Chris Port has been touring elementary schools across the Pee Dee with the “Power Town” educational and electrical safety demonstration for over a year and a half now.  He’s visited 15 schools and Read More

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Niagara Bottling coming to Pee Dee Electric Commerce Park

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

FLORENCE, S.C. – A new bottling plant is coming to Florence. Niagara Bottling, a family-owned bottling company that produces Niagara bottled water, plans to establish a manufacturing facility in the county that will result in an investment of more than Read More

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Invested in the future

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Pee Dee Electric Cooperative partnered with Fidelity Associates to sponsor and deliver the “Four Seasons for Little People” book to 5k students at Cain Elementary, Pate Elementary and St. John’s Elementary schools in Darlington, SC.  PDEC believes that an investment Read More

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