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Dept. of Agriculture Announces REDL&G Loan

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, has announced that Pee Dee Electric Cooperative has received a $1,000,000 Rural Economic Development Loan to benefit the Pee Dee Regional Airport Authority. The funds will be used for working capital to sustain the airport’s Read More

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Give your nonprofit a jolt with the Power of Giving

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Now, through September 13, 2013, Pee Dee Electric Cooperative invites nonprofits in our six-county area to enter The Power of Giving contest for a chance to win part of $6000 in grants. Pee Dee Electric is looking for organizations that Read More

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Trim Energy Waste from Crop Farms

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Growing grains feeds the nation, but farmers have to keep a careful eye on energy use. Although we have had an abundance of water this summer, most years, irrigation plays a major role in growing crops.  Delivering water to crops Read More

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Easy way to save money

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Savings Tip: Don’t forget to use the exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen while you’re showering/cooking. They remove the warm air, sparing your air conditioner and wallet. For 101 more ways to save energy and money, click here.

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Power of Giving: Contest Rules

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

Power of Giving Contest Rules 1. Eligibility: For this contest, South Carolina non-profit organizations that are incorporated in Darlington, Dillon, Chesterfield, Florence, Lee and Marion counties are eligible to participate by submitting the required information set forth in the application to Read More

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Resist the Urge – Save Money in the Heat

by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative

As temperatures climb, resist the urge to turn your HVAC thermostat setting lower. Set your thermostat at 78  degrees, or even higher, when the outside temperatures soar. MYTH: Turning the thermostat way down cools the house faster. FACT: Not only Read More

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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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