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2018
July
02,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. June 29, 2018) – Jackson EMC will participate in a new solar project that will expand the cooperative’s energy portfolio with an additional 5 megawatts of solar. The project is a joint effort among electric cooperatives in the state t...
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March
02,
2018
Eligibility To be eligible for the paperless billing promotion, individuals must be an active member of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, must be at least 18 years of age, must have created an online account profile at www.jacksonemc.com an...
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2017
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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June
19,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA., July 6, 2017) — Jackson EMC is adding an additional 10 MW of solar to its energy portfolio by participating in four new solar generation sites in southern Georgia. These four sites are expected to be in service by 2020 and will bring...
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June
09,
2017
ENJOY YOUR ACTIVE LIFESTYLE! GO TO THE PARK, THE GROCERY STORE, VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS, OR JUST DOWN THE STREET WITH CONFIDENCE; HELP IS JUST A CLICK OF A BUTTON AWAY. Over the past decade, more and more seniors have been using personal emerg...
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April
19,
2017
HAZLEHURST, Ga., April 19, 2017 – On Wednesday, Green Power EMC officially dedicated Hazlehurst Phase II, the latest addition to a large-scale solar facility in Jeff Davis County, Georgia. Nashville-based renewables firm Silicon Ranch Corporation c...
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April
18,
2017
Thanks to your personal “My Account” feature at www.jacksonemc.com/account, you are never alone when it comes to accessing important information or conducting business with Jackson EMC. Logging in to your online account opens a world of possibilit...
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April
17,
2017
Join TV host and home expert, Ty Pennington, as he shares ideas about energy efficiency. In this Ty Talk, he gives advice about smart water heaters. ...
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March
07,
2017
Jackson EMC’s own EMC Security now offers residential members up to 24 months same as cash financing with a $99 down payment on equipment. Jackson EMC residential members can use this special financing program to purchase equipment such as: New se...
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January
08,
2017
When it comes to assistance before, during and after severe weather, Jackson EMC has you covered with our online Storm Center. At Jacksonemc.com/storm, a wealth of resources is at your fingertips, including tips on preparing for bad weather and me...
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January
05,
2017
Eligibility To be eligible for the paperless billing promotion, individuals must be an active member of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, must be at least 18 years of age, must have created an online account profile at www.jacksonemc.com ...
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2016
November
29,
2016
You might not know it, but Jackson EMC sourced enough solar energy last year to power roughly 415 homes. Through our partnership with Green Power EMC, Jackson EMC members receive solar energy from facilities across the state, which added more than 6....
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November
10,
2016
Paperless billing saves you time and money. When you go paperless, you can securely access your account statements online and it’s an easy way to get less mail every month. Join nearly 17,000 Jackson EMC members who already receive their monthly b...
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September
08,
2016
Our vision is for Jackson EMC to be the best, forward-thinking, innovative, energy supplier providing a friendly and fulfilling work environment. How do we do that? This year, we began a strategic planning effort we’ll use each year to ensure we cont...
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August
09,
2016
A few years ago, some mechanical engineering students built a shoe that used the energy produced when walking to power an LED light. Now, they’re using that kinetic energy to charge cell phones, smartwatches, GPS devices and other portable electronic...
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August
09,
2016
Providing our members with safe, reliable power is what Jackson EMC is all about. Our engineers work in some areas you might not realize in order to keep the lights on for our 220,000+ members. Here's a look at five of the amazing engineers who work ...
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April
07,
2016
As a society, we have a love-hate relationship with technology. We hate being tethered to our phones and computers, but love that it means we can reach out to other people and learn nearly anything we want to know. Technology evolves at a rapid pa...
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March
15,
2016
Most Jackson EMC members are satisfied with their electric service, according to the recent results from the Residential Customer Satisfaction Survey. Ninety three percent of respondents gave an 8, 9, or 10 rating for customer satisfaction, continuin...
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2015
August
11,
2015
LED bulbs are different. When shopping for light-emitting diode bulbs, you need to keep an eye on lumens and the Kelvin scale. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Give me five. What fitting do you need? Before you head to the store, make sure you...
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August
06,
2015
Recently, a couple of Jackson EMC employees brought a box of wires, light bulbs and batteries to a local elementary school to watch kids build circuits and experiment with conductors and insulators. I heard how the students learned through trial and ...
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April
08,
2015
Harvesting energy from the sun, through the use of photovoltaic (PV) cells to convert light from the sun directly into electricity or through solar collectors that heat water using sunlight, helps conserve natural resources. These renewable energy te...
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April
08,
2015
Electricity is a very affordable way to fuel a car. Exactly how much you will save depends on electric rates and the price of gasoline. In Georgia, regular unleaded gasoline costs, on average, $2.53 per gallon. The cost for driving an electric vehicl...
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April
03,
2015
Through our partnership with Green Power EMC, Jackson EMC members can support the generation of green energy through the Green Power Rider program. For $4.50 a month, members can purchase 150 kWh, about a tenth of their energy usage, from renewable r...
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