LIVES ON THE LINE

Use #ThankALineman on social media to show your support EVERY YEAR, we take the time to thank our extraordinary lineworkers who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local communities. Forty-five lineworkers maintain 3,279 miles of line in Palmetto Electric Cooperative’s service territory, and without them, our world would be dark. WeContinue Reading

APPLY BY JUNE 3 FOR WIRE SCHOLARSHIP

We’re hoping for another local winner of this statewide honor! WOMEN WORKING to earn college degrees can apply by June 3 for financial assistance through the 2017 WIRE Jenny Ballard Opportunity Scholarship. The annual scholarship provides a one-time $2,500 award to a woman who is an electric cooperative member, who has been out of schoolContinue Reading

CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF VOLUNTARISM

From an original purse of $100,000 in 1969 to $6.5 million today, much about the Heritage Classic has changed over the years. Now the RBC Heritage, presented by Boeing, South Carolina’s only PGA event is a Hilton Head heritage that we’re honored to support here at Palmetto Electric. And we aren’t alone. More than 1,200Continue Reading

CO-OP REPRESENTATIVES NO LONGER TAKE CREDIT CARD INFO OVER PHONE

To protect our members’ personal financial information, Palmetto Electric Cooperative’s member service representatives will no longer accept credit or debit cards for payment over the telephone. You can still use your credit or debit card to pay your co-op bill over the phone by using our IVR (interactive voice response) system 1-866-445-5551. You can alsoContinue Reading

VOTING PROCEDURES FOR ANNUAL MEETING

Voting procedures for Annual Meeting ALL MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE to register and vote at Palmetto Electric’s Annual Meeting Saturday, May 6. Here’s what you need to know: Your name must appear on the membership/account. In order to hold a joint membership, both spouses’ names must appear on the account. In the event of a jointContinue Reading

CO-OP’S UNITED WAY GIVING UP 5 PERCENT

You already know how Palmetto Electric’s employees give you their best effort, especially after a storm. But you may not know much how they give to help the United Way each year. When the United Way of the Lowcountry (UWL) kicked off its campaign in November, our employees attended meetings and learned that the UWLContinue Reading

YOU’VE SAVED MORE THAN $2.8 MILLION!

MEMBERS OF PALMETTO Electric and other Touchstone Energy Cooperatives in South Carolina saved $1,286,339.92 on prescriptions last year by using their Co-op Connections discount cards. That’s just part of the grand total of $17,633,064.82 saved by S.C. co-op members since 2007, according to Touchstone Energy, the co-op alliance that coordinates the discount card program andContinue Reading

THREE SCHOLARSHIPS, OPPORTUNITIES YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS.

Apply by Tuesday, February 28, for these scholarships and youth opportunities: A $5,000 scholarship to be awarded to a participant on the Washington Youth Tour, set for June 10-15. Palmetto Electric will sponsor three local high school juniors on the trip. Palmetto Electric Trust scholarships, worth up to $5,000 and $3,000 a year. Two $1,000Continue Reading