Archives for September 2017

Stephens Testifies on Behalf of Co-ops Across the Country

TUCKER, Ga., Sep. 28, 2017—At the request of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Coweta-Fayette Electric Membership Cooperative … [Read more...]

EMCs and 4,500 Strong Tackle Outages from Irma

TUCKER, Ga.  5 p.m. – Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) in Georgia have almost completed a massive restoration event following Tropical … [Read more...]

EMCs Marching Closer to Complete Restoration

TUCKER, Ga. 5 a.m. – EMCs are reporting 14,750 customers across the state without service due to catastrophic damage caused by Tropical Storm Irma and … [Read more...]

EMCs Enter Latter Stages of Restoration

TUCKER, Ga. 3 p.m. – Outage numbers continue to drop for customers of Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives (EMCs). Electric co-ops are in the … [Read more...]

EMCs Have Restored Power to Nearly 500,000 Customers

TUCKER, Ga. 5 a.m. – Since late Monday night, the electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) have restored power to nearly a half million customers. The … [Read more...]

EMCs Steady and Strong as Restoration Continues

TUCKER, Ga. 3 p.m. – Outage numbers continue to decrease for customers of Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) involved in an extensive … [Read more...]

EMCs Working with 15 States on Massive Restoration Effort

TUCKER, Ga. 5 a.m. – Overnight, the electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) restored power to nearly 30,000 customers, reducing the number of outages … [Read more...]

EMC Restoration Efforts Yield Big Results

TUCKER, Ga. – At 8 p.m., Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) have made significant progress throughout the day and report 151,000 … [Read more...]

EMCs Hammer Away at Outages

TUCKER, Ga. – At 3 p.m., Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting 187,000 customers without power, down from 550,000 at the … [Read more...]

EMCs Restore Power to More than 300,000

TUCKER, Ga. – As of 10 a.m., the electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) of Georgia have restored electricity to more than 300,000 customers since … [Read more...]