Newsroom Jackson EMC (coop)

2018
May
29,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. May 29, 2018) – Four Jackson EMC linemen joined a volunteer team, sponsored by the NRECA International Foundation, which traveled to Bolivia to bring electricity to two remote villages in the Andes Mountains. Jackson EMC partnered ...
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May
10,
2018
Jackson EMC has equipment for sale to members and employees. Sealed bids will be accepted at the Jackson EMC headquarters in Jefferson until 3 p.m., June 22, 2018, after which time bids will no longer be accepted. Jackson EMC reserves the right to ac...
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January
29,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 29, 2018) — Imagine all residential and industrial members in the Jackson EMC service area and beyond are totally without electricity -- all lines were demolished, all poles were on the ground, all substations were flooded. That ...
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January
12,
2018
A tour of the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court, meeting Georgia’s congressional delegates, lunch at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and other opportunities to explore our nation’s capital are available for young leaders on the Washington Youth To...
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January
11,
2018
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has corporate offices at 850 Commerce Highway in Jefferson, Ga., with district offices in Gainesville, Lawrenceville, Jefferson and Hull. Jackson EMC is a cooperative providing electric service to 10 Nort...
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2017
December
14,
2017
You can show your support and appreciation for Jackson EMC linemen and other utility line crews through the purchase of Georgia’s first “Thank a Lineman” vehicle license plate. Proceeds from the new specialty license plate will benefit the Southea...
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December
14,
2017
Most Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Approximately 211,000 members and former members will receive their share of a total $9 million in margin refunds in December. “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperative, you’re...
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December
14,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 12, 2017) – Jackson EMC has donated $20,000 to the Good Samaritan Clinic of Gwinnett for the purchase of equipment for the new dental clinic. Gwinnett’s only full-time charity dental practice serves uninsured residents of Gwin...
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December
01,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 1, 2017) – Approximately 211,000 Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Both members and former members will receive their share of a total $9 million in margin refunds in December. “As owners of a no...
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November
14,
2017
Like many of her colleagues at Jackson EMC, Brenda Medrano (shown on cover) was working long hours to help restore power for members after the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. As a customer service representative, Brenda was on the front line...
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November
07,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Nov. 7, 2017) – As Puerto Rico continues to recover from a devastating hurricane that knocked out power to nearly the whole island, a Pike crew normally assigned to Jackson EMC is headed that way to help rebuild. Jackson EMC released ...
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November
06,
2017
If your family is like mine, it’s been a whirlwind since summer ended. Back to school. Family gatherings. Packed calendars. Busy times. But with Thanksgiving, there’s the blessing of slowing down – even for just a little while – to afford reflecti...
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October
19,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 19, 2017) – Georgians can show support and appreciation for Jackson EMC linemen and other utility line crews through the purchase of the state’s first “Thank a Lineman” vehicle license plate. The specialty license plate honori...
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October
15,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 15, 2017) Jackson EMC lineman Kaleb Chapman won three first place events at the 2017 International Lineman’s Rodeo, held Oct. 11-14 in Bonner Springs, Kansas. The event attracts the best linemen in the world to compete in events ...
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October
11,
2017
Good news! Decreased demand for electricity during the winter months enables us to pass savings along to you by lowering our rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April. To learn more about residential electric rates, visit jac...
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September
22,
2017
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 members off at the entrance to the meeting. To park at Jackson County Comprehensive High School: 1...
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September
20,
2017
Member Focused For 79 years, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation has provided safe, reliable and affordable electricity to you, our members, throughout Northeast Georgia. Over the decades, we’ve witnessed growth in this region, advancements in...
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September
05,
2017
Children will enjoy inflatables, candy art and clowns, while adults learn about the cooperative’s operations and plans for the future. Everyone in attendance will receive one meal ticket for a barbecue chicken supper and ice cream to be enjoyed onsit...
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August
07,
2017
As an industry leader, Jackson EMC has a reputation for rolling out innovative technological initiatives designed to help us better serve our members. These often-complex and exciting new technologies don’t happen overnight. Often they are years i...
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August
07,
2017
I never cease to be amazed by how what once was science fiction is now reality. There are examples all around us. Take debit cards, for instance. Other than the occasional barter, paying with cash was how most people conducted business until just ...
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July
28,
2017
Dear Member: Official notice is hereby given that the 2017 meeting of the members of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation will be held at the headquarters in Jefferson, Ga., on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Registration will begin at approximat...
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July
14,
2017
Jackson EMC placed fifth in the 2017 J.D. Power and Associates Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study’s Cooperative Segment. The satisfaction score is the highest ever achieved by the cooperative. This is the second year J.D. Power ...
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July
14,
2017
There was a time as a child when I thought “budget” was a bad word. I wasn’t sure exactly what the word meant, but I knew that most times it meant we didn’t have the money for something I thought I needed. Maybe you experienced it, too. “Dad, can ...
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July
12,
2017
Jackson EMC has equipment for sale to members and employees. Sealed bids will be accepted at Jackson EMC headquarters in Jefferson until 3 p.m., August 11, 2017, after which time bids will no longer be accepted. Jackson EMC reserves the right to acce...
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July
04,
2017
JACKSON EMC’S DEDICATION TO DELIVERING SAFE, RELIABLE AND UNINTERRUPTED ELECTRICITY IS MANIFESTED DAILY IN MULTIPLE WAYS. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT—AND VISIBLE— IS THROUGH OUR TREE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM. When trees or their heavy branches grow too c...
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June
29,
2017
This week, various news outlets reported on a new cyber threat targeting businesses in Europe, including utilities, that continues to sweep the globe. The threat, malware known as “Petrwrap” or “Petya” is similar to the “WannaCry” ransomware scheme t...
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June
14,
2017
You may have seen something in the media this week about a Russian cybersecurity threat called “CrashOverride,” a new malware capable of disrupting electric grid systems. Following a recent similar cyber security breach in the Ukraine, nearly 225,000...
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June
08,
2017
The high school students chosen to serve as Jackson EMC’s delegates for this year’s Washington Youth Tour, on June 8-15 have something powerful in common; a passion to serve others. As delegates, Sheefa Ali, Gabriela Maduro-Salvarrey, Cecelia Tatro, ...
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June
08,
2017
June. What a great month! School’s out, pools are open, fish are biting, and the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie is out. It’s also the month I get to celebrate being a father to two amazing kids and a great dad who taught me about life at a coopera...
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June
01,
2017
One of the benefits of cooperative membership is receiving capital credits. Jackson EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative owned by our members. Each year, amounts collected above the cost of providing electric service are credited to member...
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