News & Announcements
(Jefferson, Ga., June 20, 2014) Jackson EMC will soon receive energy from one of the largest solar energy projects in Georgia, President/CEO Chip Jakins announced today. Jackson EMC is one of 27 Georgia electric cooperatives that will purchase the output of the planned project for a 25-year period through Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs).
Georgia’s 109 Washington Youth Tour (WYT) delegates have chosen Lawrenceville’s Michael Smith, sponsored by Jackson EMC, as the 2014 state representative to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Leadership Council (YLC).
(Hull, Ga., June 6, 2014) Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) today dedicated a new Neese District Office complex located at the intersection of US Highway 29 and Spratlin Mill Road in Madison County.
The complex will serve approximately 15,000 customers in Madison, Clarke, Jackson and Oglethorpe counties. It replaces a 55-year-old facility on Highway 106 that cooperative operations have outgrown.
(Jefferson, Ga) — Jackson EMC recently awarded graduating Mountain View High School senior Stephen Jenkins a 2014 Walter Harrison Scholarship.
The son of Brent and Carol Jenkins of Lawrenceville, Stephen will attend the Georgia Institute of Technology this fall and pursue a degree in electrical engineering.
(Gwinnett County)— Wanda James, professional school counselor at Collins Hill High School, in Suwanee, was recently selected as one of 12 Georgia chaperones to accompany student-delegates on this summer’s Washington Youth Tour, a weeklong leadership program sponsored by 38 of Georgia’s electric membership corporations, including Jackson EMC.
Jackson EMC has selected four students for the 2014 Washington Youth Tour leadership trip.
(Jefferson, Ga., March 12, 2014) The Board of Directors of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) announced today the selection of Ernest A. “Chip” Jakins III as the cooperative’s new President/CEO. He succeeds Randall Pugh, who announced his retirement last October.
(Jefferson, Ga., March 3, 2014) Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has been recognized as a 2014 Customer Champion—one of 50 companies to have earned this distinction this year.
To qualify for inclusion on this elite list, companies must excel, not only within their own industry, but also among the 9 industries included in the Customer Champions analysis by J.D. Power. To determine the J.D. Power 2014 Customer Champions, J.D. Power examined five factors, including: People, Presentation, Process, Product, and Price.
(Jefferson, Ga., February 17, 2014) Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has dispatched line crews to two of the central Georgia electric cooperatives hardest hit by ice during last week’s winter storm.