12
October
2020
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13:51 PM
America/New_York

Jackson EMC Releases Contractors to Assist with Restoration Efforts following Hurricane Delta

Jackson EMC has released 70 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Louisiana due to damage caused by Hurricane Delta.  

The contractors are assisting Cleco Power, located in Pineville, LA. Cleco serves approximately 288,000 customers in 24 parishes. Hurricane Delta was the second hurricane of 2020 to hit Cleco’s service territory.  

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. 

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 238,000 meters on 14,370 miles of energized wire. For more information, visit jacksonemc.com.