Newsroom Jackson EMC (coop)

2020
January
14,
2020
| 04:30 PM America/New_York
Want to learn more about your energy use? View your energy use with the tools on MyJacksonEMC, a website and mobile app for Jackson EMC members. The tools in MyJacksonEMC allow you to compare your energy use to daily weather temperatures. Typicall...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
If, like me, you’re tired of those New Year’s resolutions that have something to do with eating better and exercising more, then maybe a resolution about being more energy efficient will recharge your batteries this year. I got that idea from ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:28 PM America/New_York
To report an outage. Members may report an outage to Jackson EMC by visiting outage.jacksonemc.com, by calling 1-800-245-4044 or by using the MyJacksonEMC mobile app. To view outages. Both the website and mobile app offer a map of Jackson EMC’s se...
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January
12,
2020
| 09:24 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is assisting Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation with power restoration efforts in northeast Georgia, where heavy rain, strong winds and severe thunderstorms on Saturday resulted in widespread power outages for members. Ja...
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January
10,
2020
| 07:45 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast for Saturday, and the potential impact on our area. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant. Current forecasts indicate a line of scattered storms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall co...
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2019
December
31,
2019
| 03:33 PM America/New_York
Kim Chapman is the director of Jackson EMC’s fleet services. She oversees Jackson EMC’s fleet, which includes more than 258 total vehicles: 131 light vehicles, 38 spare/pool vehicles, 19 small service bucket trucks, and 70 large bucket trucks and dig...
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December
20,
2019
| 10:44 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees came together from across the company to create a magical experience for children and adults with its Christmas parade floats. More than 100 employees participated in all aspects of the project, from building to riding the float...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:47 PM America/New_York
Kaye Morris has many Christmas traditions. None of them, however, are as unique as her long-standing holiday tradition here at Jackson EMC. Since 2007, Kaye has collected Willie Wiredhand ornaments that appear each year as she decorates her office at...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:28 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC tracks how much electricity you use and pay for each year.  At the end of the year, Jackson EMC looks at the cost to maintain and deliver reliable electric service to determine if there are excess revenues. The cooperative allocates t...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:27 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we’re interested in serving our community and helping young people develop the skills and knowledge they’ll need in their future careers. We're long-time supporters of programs that serve students throughout their educational jour...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/New_York
Looking for a contractor for energy efficiency upgrades or repairs? Jackson EMC’s contractor network connects members with qualified contractors to make weatherization, insulation and HVAC improvements. To be part of the cooperative’s contracto...
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December
02,
2019
| 08:19 PM America/New_York
Approximately 239,000 Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Both current members and former members will receive their share of a total $12 million in margin refunds in December.  “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperati...
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November
19,
2019
| 11:08 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville to help with relocating its emergency housing and support center. “This grant will help us move our facility to a new, safer location on five acres,” said Jessica B...
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November
19,
2019
| 11:05 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Special Needs School of Gwinnett, a nonprofit, private school serving special needs children, for its new building. “This donation helps us build a modern building where we can all be together,” said Bev Bailey, ...
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November
14,
2019
| 02:12 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) system control coordinator Greg Mathis received a Life Saving Award from Georgia EMC during the state association’s annual meeting in Savannah this month. Mathis was honored for saving the life of a fello...
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November
13,
2019
| 06:29 PM America/New_York
Student leaders in high schools across Jackson EMC’s service area can apply to serve as a delegate on the Washington Youth Tour – a unique leadership opportunity in Washington, D.C. During the week-long, all-expenses paid experience, students will...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:26 PM America/New_York
I like hearing a good word about the work of our cooperative. I also like to hear how we can get better. It’s that information that allows us to make important changes to improve for you. To continue to provide service that exceeds your expect...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
Paperless billing makes it convenient to pay your monthly bill. Jackson EMC members who sign up for paperless billing by November 30 will be eligible to win a Roomba robot vacuum to help make household chores easier. By signing up for paperless bi...
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October
31,
2019
| 07:22 PM America/New_York
Windy, rainy weather today caused outages for some Jackson EMC members. As of 2 p.m., 2,230 members were without power in Banks (6), Barrow (56), Gwinnett (1,579), Jackson (342), Hall (174) and Lumpkin (73) counties. Line crews have been dispatche...
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October
21,
2019
| 06:41 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. October 21, 2019) – For the second year in a row, a journeyman team from Jackson EMC was named the top electric cooperative team at the 36th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas on Saturday. Top linemen from ...
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October
17,
2019
| 03:51 PM America/New_York
Decreased demand for electricity during the winter enables Jackson EMC to pass savings along to you through lower electric rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April.   Winter Rates in Effect: Standard Residential Rate* ...
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October
17,
2019
| 03:51 PM America/New_York
Across the country, we’re celebrating the power of cooperatives this month. Cooperatives come in all shapes and sizes and provide many products and services. You may recognize some of these cooperative brands and products: REI, Land O’Lakes, Flor...
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October
15,
2019
| 10:59 PM America/New_York
Meet Alyssa Meeks, a college intern in the Accounting Department at Jackson EMC. Alyssa is a senior at the University of Georgia where she's double majoring in Spanish and accounting. She has been an intern at Jackson EMC for three months now and pla...
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October
09,
2019
| 04:32 PM America/New_York
The MyJacksonEMC mobile app – which allows Jackson EMC members to manage their accounts – is getting a new look, effective in mid-October. Members with a MyJacksonEMC account can pay their monthly bill, view their energy use, report an outage and ...
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September
04,
2019
| 03:47 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 4, 2019) – Jackson EMC has released 84 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in North Carolina from the approaching Hurricane Dorian. The contractors will be assisting Brunswick Electric Membe...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
For the best experience, we encourage members to park in our off-site parking areas. Shuttles run to two parking areas every 30 minutes and drop off members at the entrance to the meeting. To park at Jackson County Comprehensive High School: 1668 ...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
There’s something for everyone at our Annual Meeting on September 19. Children will enjoy inflatables, candy art and clowns, while adults learn about the cooperative’s operations and our plans for the future. Everyone in attendance receives one meal ...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
Member-Focused Since 1938, Jackson EMC has provided members with safe, reliable and affordable electricity. When the first lines were energized on April 10, 1939, our community didn’t look like it does today. Back then, we served members on 690 mi...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
Greater Vision, an award-winning gospel group, will perform at Jackson EMC’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 19 at the headquarters in Jefferson. Registration for the meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. that day. Greater Vision regularly appears ...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
A few years ago, we asked you to help pick a new slogan for the cooperative. The clear winner? “Your Power. Your Community.” That’s not surprising because it’s simple and speaks to our collective values. As cooperative members, you’re invested in ...
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