In recognition of 811 Day, Piedmont Natural Gas and Duke Energy are reminding their customers and communities to call 811 before digging to protect the nation’s underground utility infrastructure, prevent potential personal injury and avoid electric and natural gas outages.
Piedmont Natural Gas today announced its purchase of a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Greer, S.C. The facility is Piedmont’s 12th CNG fueling station in the company’s three-state service territory and its fourth in South Carolina.
Even as damages to underground utility lines across the nation rise, Piedmont Natural Gas is reporting an 8% decrease in the Carolinas and Tennessee. The company credits new damage prevention initiatives and increased public awareness campaigns.
Piedmont Natural Gas today filed a request with the North Carolina Utilities Commission to recover approximately $1.7 billion in capital investments for expansion to accommodate growth in its communities, for infrastructure to decrease price volatility for its customers, and for federally required safety improvements to its system.
North Carolina residential and small business customers of Piedmont Natural Gas may soon have the opportunity to participate in a new carbon footprint-reducing, green energy program to offset their personal natural gas usage.
Piedmont Natural Gas today announced it is contributing $25,000 to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Foundation’s Connect for Tech initiative to enable mobile hot spots for students who do not have home internet access for remote learning.
Piedmont Natural Gas is resuming standard billing practices in the coming weeks in its service territories in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, offering plans and flexible options to help customers who are behind on their utility payments.