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Basic Disaster Supplies Kit

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Only six days into the Hurricane season and we had our first named storm, Andrea. As storms go, she wasn’t bad. Not much wind, but a lot of rain. Tropical storms and cyclones are not like tornados, they do give Read More

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Saving Money is No Joke

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

We’ve all heard this joke: How many people does it take to change a lightbulb? While the comedic value of the answer sometimes leaves a bit to be desired, the underlying principle—simple changes can needlessly get complicated—stays the same. The Read More

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Keep Safe in Summer Storms

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

When lightning strikes When a thunderstorm roars overhead, use caution. Lightning produced during summer thunderstorms   can be deadly, so don’t become a statistic. Stay indoors during a thunderstorm. Unplug televisions, computers and other appliances. Avoid water and stay away from windows and Read More

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It’s Hot – The AC Is Running Hard

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

i-on energy is here to help! Log in and create your personal lifestyle savings plan, based on your budget and other variables. Whether you’re up for an eco-challenge or simply time-starved, you can save big. Choose the Lifestyle Theme that best Read More

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Swindlers Target Co-op Members

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

The nation’s electric cooperatives are reporting a rise in swindlers who are using energy-related ploys to get into the bank accounts of co-op members. Co-ops are warning members about a rise in bill payment fraud scams. Fake home energy audits Read More

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Commerce City Food Processing Certified Site

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Pee Dee Electric Commerce City has received a “Shovel-Ready” Site Designation Award for the Food and Beverage Industry for its Food Processing Certified Site. Located at the intersection of I-95 and Highway 327 in Florence, this is South Carolina’s only Read More

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New power-purchase agreement to benefit millions of South Carolinians

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Moncks Corner, S.C. — Santee Cooper and the Central Electric Power Cooperative today signed a multi-billion-dollar cost-saving extension of an agreement to purchase power from Santee Cooper. The savings will benefit all cooperative consumers as well as other wholesale customers and Read More

Metal Theft Threatens Lives, Safety and Your Pocketbook

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

by James A. Goodson Chairman, Board of Trustees Thefts of copper, aluminum and bronze are on the rise, at abandoned commercial buildings, empty homes and—most dangerously—at power substations near neighborhoods. We need your help to keep our equipment safe, prevent Read More

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Jeff’s Tips – Summertime Safety

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

We’ll be in full blown summer shortly. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy this season and stay safe. Put safety first! When using electrical tools, never pull cords through wet areas: in grass or around the pool. Read More

Take Care When Installing Programmable Thermostats

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Programmable thermostats, when used correctly, have the potential to save up to $180 a year on your heating and cooling costs, according to ENERGYSTAR.gov. If you’re considering purchasing a programmable thermostat, it’s important to install and program it correctly save Read More

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