16
February
2021
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15:19 PM
America/New_York

Jackson EMC Releases Contractors to Assist with Restoration Efforts Following Winter Storms

Jackson EMC has released 55 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Kentucky and Louisiana due to damage caused by recent winter storms.  

The contractors are assisting Entergy located in Baton Rouge, LA, Southwestern Electric Power Company located in Shreveport, LA and Jackson Energy located in London, KY.

Jackson EMC regularly uses contractors for construction, maintenance and vegetation management. The contractors released to assist with restoration efforts in Louisiana are overhead line construction crews and maintenance and vegetation management crews. The contractors released to assist in Kentucky are maintenance and vegetation management crews.

Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, the largest electric cooperative in Georgia and one of the largest in the nation, is headquartered 50 miles northeast of Atlanta in Jefferson, Ga. The cooperative serves more than 240,000 meters on 14,000 miles of energized wire. For more information, visit jacksonemc.com.