Newsroom Jackson EMC (innovation,energy)

2019
May
24,
2019
| 10:40 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. May 24, 2019) – As temperatures climb into the 90s, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation encourages members to reduce energy use where possible to save money. When temperatures outside are high, heat pumps must work overtime to kee...
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May
15,
2019
| 04:12 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we’ve been connecting members with the services and information they need for years. Now, with the new MyJacksonEMC website and mobile application, members can easily discover more about their energy use and manage their account – all...
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May
15,
2019
| 04:02 PM America/New_York
When temperatures rise in the summer, the demand for electricity to keep homes and businesses comfortable also rises, along with costs for providers to generate electricity. But, for Jackson EMC members, the cost of electricity in the summer  is a...
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March
18,
2019
| 07:01 PM America/New_York
Parents may understand that saving energy is a part of managing a household budget. But, kids? Most likely, they need some help. The good news is that teaching kids about energy efficiency can be fun. By making energy-saving steps entertaining for...
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February
13,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Traditional incandescent lightbulbs are making way for more energy efficient options, like light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. LEDs use only 20-25 percent of the energy of traditional incandescent bulbs and last 15 to 25 times longer, according to Ener...
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2018
July
02,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
(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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May
10,
2018
| 02:28 PM America/New_York
When the summer months hit, Jackson EMC members typically use more electricity to cool their houses and businesses. But, take heart: You’ll spend fewer energy dollars than most households in Georgia. Higher temperatures increase the demand for ele...
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March
02,
2018
| 02:55 PM America/New_York
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
| 05:31 PM America/New_York
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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July
14,
2017
| 07:48 PM America/New_York
Every year as March gives way to April, I vow to add to spring cleaning tasks an analysis of my energy use with plans to address the culprits that pump up my power bill. But before I know it, summer’s almost over and I’m getting the kids ready for sc...
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June
19,
2017
| 04:55 PM America/New_York
(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
| 03:16 PM America/New_York
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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June
08,
2017
| 07:27 PM America/New_York
About half of your electric bill goes to heating or cooling the air inside your home. Make the most of your investment in comfort by keeping that conditioned air inside your home. ...
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May
22,
2017
| 04:50 PM America/New_York
Electric bills often increase in the summer. The increase in summer bills is due to higher cost per kWh and because on average, members use more electricity in the summer compared to the rest of the year. While no one likes higher bills, Jackson EMC ...
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May
10,
2017
| 04:05 PM America/New_York
“When we got our first electric bill I thought it must’ve been for a partial month; it was so low,” Leo Cortjens said about his Right Choice home in Hall County’s Cresswind community. “The next month it was the same. Our bill is easily a third of wha...
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April
19,
2017
| 04:02 PM America/New_York
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
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
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
| 09:35 PM America/New_York
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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April
10,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
The light-emitting diode, or LED, bulb is a rapidly-developing lighting technology—and today’s most energy efficient bulb. These brilliant innovations emit less heat and use less electricity than both their incandescent and CFL counterparts. In fa...
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April
09,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Refrigerators are not the energy hogs they used to be, thanks to improvements in insulation and compressors that enable today’s models to operate using significantly less energy than their older counterparts. In fact, according to the U.S. Departm...
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March
16,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Clogged, dirty filters block normal airflow and reduce the efficiency of your HVAC unit. According to the US Department of Energy, replacing a dirty filter with a clean one can lower your air conditioner’s energy consumption by 5 to 15 percent.  F...
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March
14,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
If you'd like to save money while conserving energy, our Time-of-Use rates may be for you. To participate this summer, sign up by May 1; members who sign up after May 1 will begin Time-of-Use rates next summer. For members who sign up for Time-of-...
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March
07,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
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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February
14,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Residential members now have access to their hourly, weekly and monthly energy use through their online profile. Our advanced metering infrastructure, or smart meters, provides energy use information by the hour. Tools like "My Energy Use", which Jac...
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February
05,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
For most homeowners, about half of your electricity is used to cool or heat the air inside your house. And, in most of these homes a programmable thermostat can be used to save you money without sacrificing comfort. While thermostats can be adjusted ...
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January
10,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
No coach worth his salt steps onto the field or court without a playbook. Just as a sports team makes the best plays by planning before each game, electricity consumers can save energy and money by planning ahead. Let Jackson EMC be your energy co...
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January
08,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
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
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
You can lower your power bill by using energy efficient products, and Jackson EMC will help you pay for them! When you use energy efficient technologies, the amount of electricity we need to generate decreases, resulting in savings for the coopera...
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January
05,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Making a decision about renovating or remodeling your home can be overwhelming. Take advantage of the one-stop-shopping available at local home shows this February and learn about products you’ve been considering purchasing for your home. Experts ...
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January
05,
2017
| 08:39 PM America/New_York
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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