Piedmont Power is one of the oldest continuing businesses in Piedmont. The Electrical Department delivered the first electrical power available to residents and businesses in Piedmont on November 27, 1890. It remains one of the most modern power distribution systems in the world today due to the continuing upgrades in technology and dedicated public servants.
Provide our customers with an adequate, reliable, and economical supply of electric power and related public service
Protect the interest of our customers in areas pertaining to public power and coordination with other municipal departments
Provide the best public service possible for the customers we serve
Piedmont Power & Light is a member of the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA), a corporation of the State of Alabama. The AMEA has eleven municipal electric members. These members include: Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, Foley, LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Sylacauga, and Tuskegee.
As a member of Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA), Piedmont Power and Light will have the opportunity to award 4 local graduating seniors a scholarship in 2018. Each scholarship presentation will be $2,500.
To be eligible for the scholarship, a student’s parent and/or legal guardian must receive electric service from Piedmont Power and Light. The scholarships are granted only to graduating high school seniors, and the student must attend a four-year college/university, community college, and/or vocational school within the state of Alabama.
Application deadline for the 2018 program is Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 and returned to:
Pamela Poole, Scholarship Program Coordinator Alabama Municipal Electric Authority 80 TechnaCenter Dr., Suite 200 Montgomery, AL 36117
Maintain the physical distribution of electrical power through means of general maintenance and upgrading the system to meet customer needs and requirements
Maintain proper Right-of-Way clearances, in the form of tree trimming, to prevent hazards, and reduce power outages to the customer
General maintenance of local weather warning sirens
Maintain and install street lighting, as well as customers privately paid security lighting
Return electrical service to the customer in the event adverse conditions cause loss of power
To report a power outage during regular business hours call the Administration office at (256) 447-3560. To report a power outage after regular business hours, weekends, or holidays call the Piedmont Water Filtration Plant at (256) 447-6656 or Piedmont Police Dept. at (256) 447-9091.