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2019
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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January
14,
2019
| 07:02 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has its corporate office 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 N...
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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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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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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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June
01,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
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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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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May
08,
2017
| 05:06 PM America/New_York
Caller ID may have you fooled. Spoofing is the latest scam, which makes you think a phone call is coming from a legitimate company rather than who’s really on the line. The more sophisticated scammers have even copied or duplicated Jackson EMC’s reco...
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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
19,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Lightning is a giant spark of electricity in the atmosphere. NOAA estimates about 30 million lightning strikes hit the ground each year. When lighting hits the ground it can enter homes through electrical cabling and introduce dangerous energy surges...
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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
28,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC doesn’t have customers; we have members. If you receive power from Jackson EMC, you are a member-owner of this cooperative. In addition to receiving margin refunds and having a say in the management of the cooperative, you have access to ...
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February
16,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Year after year, the recipe in JEMCO News is among your favorite content. Send in your best recipes and havee them printed and shared with our readers in 2017. This year, we are rewarding our contributing chefs with a collection of kitchen goodies an...
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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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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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2016
December
22,
2016
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Approximately 202,800 members and former members will receive their share of a total of $7.5 million in margin refunds in December. “As a member of a not-for-profit cooperative, you’...
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