Power and Light
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.
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 has the opportunity to award 4 local graduating seniors a scholarship each year. Each scholarship presentation is $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 is Monday, February 14, 2022 and returned to: