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October is National Cooperative Month

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.

Record-setting temps will impact electric bills

(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

Jackson EMC reorganizes to better serve members; Stowe Named COO and Keith named CFO

(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).

Beat The Heat With Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill

(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.

Four area youth leaders selected for national leadership development program

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).  


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