It was anything but a regular school day for the 15 local middle schools students who participated in the May 3rd, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) competition. Using one of the Earth’s brightest resources, the sun, students put their hand-built solar sprinters to the test in a fast paced race competition held at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga.
(April 18, 2013) - Line crews from electric membership corporations, including Jackson EMC, and other utilities gathered Thursday in Griffin as elected officials celebrated the work and dedication of electric utility linemen from across the state.
(JEFFERSON, Ga., April 5, 2013) – Charles K. Gorham is retiring from the Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) Board of Directors after 22 years of service.
Four high school students have been selected by Jackson EMC to spend a week in Washington, D.C. this summer for National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s annual Washington Youth Tour (WYT), an all-expense paid leadership experience sponsored by the nation’s electric membership corporations (EMCs).
In response to requests from storm-damaged areas, Jackson EMC dispatched a line crew and released four Pike Electric Inc. contract crews to areas of central and west Georgia where power restoration work continues.
A new online tool will allow Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) members to report power outages from a smartphone, tablet or PC device. Accessible from the Jackson EMC homepage or by visiting m.jacksonemc.com, Jackson EMC’s new “report a power outage” web form makes it easy to report an outage without logging into the cooperative’s system, perfect for the smart phone user on the go.
Members will have the option of reporting the outage through a variety of ways, including:
(JEFFERSON, GA., January 9, 2013)—Randall Pugh, President/CEO of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has been appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD).
After helping restore power for all but the remaining few members of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) whose homes and businesses were flooded, Jackson Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) crews returned home Wednesday evening.
Twenty-one Jackson EMC personnel and 12 vehicles left Georgia on Saturday morning, arriving in advance of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall, and joined hundreds of linemen from SMECO, other Georgia and North Carolina co-ops, and contractors in a race to restore electricity as quickly and safely as possible.
(JEFFERSON, GA., September 21, 2012)—At the 73rd Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) Annual Meeting on September 20, the Board of Directors announced that in December 2012 the cooperative will mail $5 million in refunds to nearly 180,000 members who received electric service in 1988 and 2011.