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Jackson EMC Releases Contractors to Assist with Restoration Efforts

Jackson EMC has released two contractor crews to help with power restoration efforts in Alabama following severe storms and tornadoes that caused extensive damage and power outages.  

The contractors are assisting Alabama Power, based in Birmingham. Alabama Power serves approximately 1.5 million customers in the state.  

Jackson EMC regularly uses contractors for construction, maintenance and vegetation management. The contractors released to assist with restoration efforts in Alabama 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 240,000 meters on 14,000 miles of energized wire. For more information, visit jacksonemc.com.