“We had a tremendous start to our fiscal year 2013,” said J. Eric Pike, Chairman and CEO of Pike. “Our strong first quarter performance reflects the sustained growth trends in all areas of our construction business, the addition of UCS, plus a relatively high volume of storm restoration activity.”Conference Call The Company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, November 6. The call can be accessed by dialing (888) 359-3627, or (719) 325-2495 for international callers. The confirmation code for the live call is 3855455. Interested parties may also listen to a simultaneous webcast via the "Investor Center" on the Company's website at www.pike.com. A replay will be made available shortly after the live call is completed and can be accessed by dialing (858) 384-5517. The confirmation code for the replay is 3855455. The replay will remain available until midnight Eastern on November 13. An on-demand replay of the conference call will remain available online for a limited time following the conclusion of the call. About Pike Electric Corporation Pike Electric Corporation is a leading provider of energy solutions to over 300 investor-owned, municipal and cooperative utilities in the United States. Our comprehensive services include facilities planning and siting, permitting, engineering, design, installation, maintenance and repair of electric and communication infrastructure. Our common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PIKE. For more information, visit us online at www.pike.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release and other statements we make from time to time in the future may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may relate to our plans, objectives and future estimates. The terms "should," "believe," "plan," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "intend" and "project" and similar words or expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Various risks, uncertainties and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. For a more detailed list of such risks, uncertainties and other factors, please refer to the Risk Factor section of our Annual Reports on Form 10-K and in its other periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect the impact of circumstances or events that arise after the date the forward-looking statement was made.