Articles tagged with 'news' & 'business' & 'coop' & 'community' & 'energy' & 'innovation' & 'education' & 'scam' & 'foundation' & 'blog' & 'saving' & 'latest' & 'MyJacksonEMC' | Jackson EMC

Newsroom Jackson EMC (news,business,coop,community,energy,innovation,education,scam,foundation,blog,saving,latest,MyJacksonEMC)

2022
August
01,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is accepting applications for its Bright Ideas grants program, which funds creative and innovative class projects developed by state-certified educators in public middle schools in Jackson EMC’s service area. Educators can earn up to $2,0...
Read more
July
28,
2022
| 09:36 AM America/New_York
From SUVs to pickup trucks, there are more options for electric vehicles (EVs) than before. Interested in EVs? Our online tool makes it easy to compare the latest EV models. Available at jacksonemc.com/ev, the model comparison tool allows you to sort...
Read more
Tags
July
28,
2022
| 09:36 AM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we want our members to use energy wisely. That’s why we’re debunking five common energy-efficiency myths – and telling you what it really takes to save energy.#1 Myth: “To cool down my house faster in the summer, I set the temperature...
Read more
July
28,
2022
| 09:34 AM America/New_York
Interested in a rooftop solar system for your home? There are important factors to consider to ensure your investment is all sun and no shade.Unfortunately, electric utilities – including Jackson EMC – have received a significant increase in reports ...
Read more
July
28,
2022
| 09:34 AM America/New_York
If you see a downed power line, always assume it’s energized and dangerous. Avoid going near it or anything in contact with the power line....
Read more
Tags
July
28,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
Did you know this month marks National Ice Cream Day? Or, what about National Mac and Cheese Day? There’s also National Cheesecake Day, French Fry Day, and Fried Chicken Day – all in July. So it probably makes sense that National Junk Food Day also i...
Read more
July
28,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
Truth’s Community Clinic, formerly known as Hebron Community Health Center, is a nonprofit, part-time clinic serving uninsured Gwinnett County residents with medical and dental care. The Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded the organization a $15,...
Read more
July
15,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Bill Carpenter is retiring from the Jackson EMC Board of Directors after 60 years of service. He is succeeded by Sarah McKinney, who is well known in Jackson County for her community service and business leadership. A longtime member of Jackson EMC, ...
Read more
Tags
June
22,
2022
| 13:28 PM America/New_York
We understand that sometimes members may need assistance paying their electric bills. If you’re a senior living in a low-income household, you may qualify for a discount.Jackson EMC offers a senior/low-income discount for members who are at least 62 ...
Read more
June
22,
2022
| 13:27 PM America/New_York
Need another option for paying your bill? Jackson EMC offers 24/7 payment kiosks at its local offices. The self-service payment kiosks accept cash, checks and credit/ debit cards and are available 24/7, including weekends and holidays. The kiosks pro...
Read more
June
22,
2022
| 13:26 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative. One of the benefits of being a member of a cooperative is receiving capital credits. Each year, amounts collected above the cost of providing electric service are credited to members’ capital acco...
Read more
June
22,
2022
| 13:25 PM America/New_York
A journeyman lineman team from Jackson EMC was named the top overall team competing at the Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo, held May 7 in Fort Valley. Linemen from across the state compete in a series of events showcasing traditional lineman skills and tasks...
Read more
June
22,
2022
| 13:24 PM America/New_York
Imagine using solar energy at your home — without installing solar panels. With Jackson EMC's new Cooperative Solar program, members can benefit from receiving solar energy without the long-term commitment and risk of ownership or maintenance.With Co...
Read more
June
22,
2022
| 13:23 PM America/New_York
"This recipe has been a family favorite for 48 years. My daughters and granddaughters make this for any special occasion." - Brenda Troup, LawrencevilleIngredients: 1 stick margarine, melted1 cup sugar4 Tbsp. floud4 Tbsp. cocoa2 eggs1 ½ Tsp. vanilla1...
Read more
June
16,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members set a new record for electricity use on Wednesday as high summer temperatures and humidity drove up energy demand. The new record came as the heat index neared 110 degrees and more people turned to air conditioning for relief, whi...
Read more
Tags
June
13,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Amy Rouse, Jackson EMC Executive Vice President of Corporate Services, has been appointed to a new role. She will continue to lead Jackson EMC’s Finance, Accounting and Risk Management area but will now assume new responsibilities in Strategic Planni...
Read more
Tags
June
13,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/New_York
Lee Chapman, Jackson EMC Executive Vice President of External Affairs, has been appointed to a new role focused on government relations and statewide economic development efforts. His work will focus on advancing Jackson EMC’s interest with strategic...
Read more
Tags
June
01,
2022
| 09:47 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members can now enjoy the benefits of solar energy without the costs and complications of rooftop solar panels, thanks to Cooperative Solar, a new program announced today by Jackson EMC. With Cooperative Solar, Jackson EMC members can rec...
Read more
May
27,
2022
| 14:12 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $50,000 to the Young Adults Learning Life Skills (YALLS) Program, a division of Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett, which serves young adults with disabilities as they transition into adulthood.   “This donation will enable us to p...
Read more
May
25,
2022
| 14:19 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently awarded area homebuilders who follow the cooperative’s Right Choice new home construction standards for energy efficiency and comfort.“Builders who construct new homes to Jackson EMC’s Right Choice standards show they’re committe...
Read more
May
25,
2022
| 14:17 PM America/New_York
Local middle school teachers have exciting ideas that bring learning to life for their students, and Jackson EMC is proud to sponsor Bright Ideas grants for educators offering innovative projects in their classes.Jackson EMC’s Bright Ideas grant prog...
Read more
May
25,
2022
| 14:17 PM America/New_York
When temperatures rise in the summer, staying cool often means lowering the thermostat. You can save energy by keeping your thermostat at 78 degrees in the summer. Higher temperatures in the summer mean there’s a higher demand to produce electricity ...
Read more
May
25,
2022
| 14:16 PM America/New_York
The green pad-mounted transformer box safely delivers electricity to homes in neighborhoods with underground electric service. These pad-mounted transformers reduce high-voltage electricity before going to homes. While pad-mounted transformers are ty...
Read more
May
25,
2022
| 14:16 PM America/New_York
Through the help of a $10,000 grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation, Palm House Recovery Center in Athens will assist 20 individuals with their work to overcome substance abuse and make the transition back into society. Palm House Recovery Center is ...
Read more
May
25,
2022
| 14:15 PM America/New_York
EMC Security is committed to providing options that simplify customers’ lives and make it easier to utilize their security systems, whether at home or away. In the spirit of convenience, EMC Security is offering a free innovative text notification op...
Read more
May
25,
2022
| 14:15 PM America/New_York
It’s the end of the school year, and I’m sure plenty of students (and teachers!) are looking forward to summer. As a kid, I was so eager for summer to begin that the last day of school seemed like it lasted an eternity. I’m almost certain that the cl...
Read more
May
17,
2022
| 15:48 PM America/New_York
Good Samaritan Food Ministries was awarded a $10,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will enable the nonprofit organization to purchase an encryption-based software system for its client data...
Read more
May
13,
2022
| 15:24 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC participated in a dedication event to “flip the switch” on a new 68-megawatt (MWAC) solar project located in Houston County, Ga., that will provide clean energy for members. Jackson EMC is among 30 Georgia electric cooperatives that will ...
Read more
Tags
May
13,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
A journeyman lineman team from Jackson EMC was named the top overall team competing at the Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo, held May 7 in Fort Valley, Ga. The event draws linemen from across the state to compete in a series of events in traditional lineman s...
Read more
Tags
May
09,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/New_York
The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1. This year is predicted by the Weather Channel to be active and above average.  Jackson EMC offers these tips for you and your family to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. Start Planning Now. If ...
Read more