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HEMC to Serve Wireless Customers

Habersham EMC (HEMC) has reached an agreement with NGN Connect to serve wireless customers in Habersham and White counties. Since HEMC built the infrastructure to serve these broadcast points, we are familiar with the system and committed to providing quality wireless Internet service.  


The agreement affects existing customers, mostly located within the city limits of Baldwin, Clarkesville, Cornelia and Demorest. HEMC does not plan to change the speed and rate these customers had with NGN Connect.

Pole Inspections

 

Habersham EMC contractor, Southeastern Wood Pole Inspectors Inc., is inspecting poles in the Hollywood substation area.

 

Personnel will be on foot and ATVs checking poles in yards, wooded areas and along roadsides.

 

Contractor trucks are marked and personnel wear uniforms with photo i.d.

 

Inspections are expected to continue through the end of the year.

 

Please contact HEMC with questions or concerns at (706) 754 -2114.

 

 

HEMC Statement Regarding Discontinuing DSL Service

After much deliberation the decision has been made to discontinue offering DSL service as of December 31, 2015. This was strictly a financial decision based on the continued rising costs associated with the service.

Scammers Targeting Habersham EMC Members

Habersham EMC has been notified that some members have received bogus telephone calls stating their power would be disconnected immediately unless they provided a credit card number for payment.

 

HEMC Urges Members to Trim or Remove Trees Before Winter

 

With winter approaching, now is a good time to trim or remove any trees that are of concern. Here is some information to consider regarding tree trimming and removal:

 

Habersham EMC Earns Safety Accreditation

 

Habersham EMC recently received accreditation for its safety practices from the Electric Cooperative Safety Accreditation Program of Georgia. The award is based on the utility’s safety record and safety programs over the last three years, says Jim Wright, Georgia EMC’s vice president of Training, Education & Safety.

Second Quarter Winner- April Canup

Congratulations to April Canup of Clarkesville! She won a $250 credit on her electric bill just for making sure that her account was up-to-date! Be sure to update your contact information with us to be entered into the drawing for next quarter!

A change for the better

It’s the little things

When it comes to energy efficiency in the home, sometimes small changes can make a big impact. A small, unglamorous task like changing the filters on your HVAC system makes your unit run more efficiently – keeping your house cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. It also saves money. And the savings gained from having your system run more efficiently can be applied to more fun or entertaining pursuits that your family can enjoy together.

The lowdown on dirt

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