(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.
REMINDER! LOCAL STUDENTS ATTENDING COLLEGE IN GEORGIA CAN APPLY FOR $1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS
Jefferson, Ga. — Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is currently accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia’s 41 electric cooperatives. The scholarship fund will provide $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue a post-secondary education in Georgia.
Phillippa Lewis Moss, director of the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center, has been appointed to the board of the Jackson EMC Foundation, succeeding Steve Blair, who was appointed to the Jackson EMC board of directors earlier this year.
Major Mark Sizemore, of the Athens-Clarke County Police Department’s Centralized Criminal Investigations Division, has been appointed to the board of the Jackson EMC Foundation, succeeding Johnny Fowler, who retired from the board in July.