Governor signs proclamation saluting cooperative member-service mission
Atlanta, GA. – During October, cooperative businesses across Georgia will observe National Co-op Month, celebrating the state’s member-owned and democratically-controlled businesses like Jackson Electric Membership Corporation.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a proclamation designating October as National Cooperative Month.
(JEFFERSON, Ga. October 10, 2016) Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has released nine construction contract crews and 22 right-of-way contract crews, along with sending 26 cooperative employees and 15 trucks to help restore power in coastal areas in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.
(JEFFERSON, GA., September 16, 2016)— Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s (EMC) Board of Directors announced at the cooperative’s 77th Annual Meeting on Thursday that $7.5 million will be returned in December to more than 220,000 members who received electric service in 1990 and/or 2015.
(JEFFERSON, GA, July 29, 2016) – A paving project underway at Jackson EMC’s Jefferson campus at 850 Commerce Road will close the southern-most entrance, along with the drive-thru and after-hours drop box, starting on August 5. Weather permitting, the entrance, drive-thru and drop box will reopen August 24.
(Jefferson, Ga., August 3, 2016) Record-setting temperatures in Northeast Georgia will cause electric bills to rise. Jackson EMC members consumed nearly 102 million more kWh in July than in June.
Temperatures were in the 90s across northeast Georgia nearly every day in July. When temperatures outside are high, heat pumps have to work overtime to keep the air indoors cool.
July heat set records, but August will most likely be hot, too. Follow these tips to reduce energy use where possible to save money.
Be air conditioner smart
(July 19, 2016) As part of an ongoing strategic planning initiative, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is restructuring its operations to align all functions that directly provide service to cooperative members under a Chief Operating Officer (COO) and all functions that provide essential support services under a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
(Jefferson, Ga., June 3, 2015) Summer has officially begun. Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) wants to remind members to stay safe and use these tips to beat the heat, use less energy and save money this summer.
Be air conditioner smart
Nearly half of the electricity used at home goes to condition the air inside. To impact cost, the air conditioner or heat pump needs to run less.
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has selected four young Northeast Georgia leaders to participate in the national Washington Youth Tour June 9-16, an all-expense paid leadership development experience sponsored by Georgia’s electric cooperatives and organized by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
With the National Weather Service winter storm watch in effect, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has activated its Emergency Restoration Plan and is readying its line crews, right of way crews and office staff in case severe winter weather disrupts electric service.