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Keeping you safe during and after summer storms

No one knows electrical safety better than the experts who practice it every single day. Habersham EMC encourages you to practice safety with these reminders – for during and after a summer storm:

Avoid wires and water — When lightning strikes a home during a storm, the electrical charge can surge through pipes and utility wires. That means you can get zapped if you’re touching water or any device that’s plugged in, whether it’s a landline phone or toaster.

Spring Planting Tips- Make Your Yard Work for You

Location, location, location is the mantra in real estate, but it also applies to your yard this time of year when the search is on to lower energy bills and create curb appeal.  Positioning the right combination of plants and trees can yield shade, beautify, and unearth energy savings.  Such smart or energy-efficient landscaping, claims the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), can on average, provide enough energy savings to see a return on your initial investment in less than eight years.

The Life of a Lineman

They wake before the sun, pour steaming cups of coffee, and kiss their family goodbye. After swinging by the office to get the day’s orders, they climb into their trucks and head out. Our lineworkers form a solid team with one job: to deliver safe, reliable electricity. But that job can change in a million ways when rough weather steps in.

Update Your HEMC Account Information and You Could Win a $250 Credit!

Each quarter of 2015, Habersham EMC will draw the name of one lucky member who updated their account information and award a $250 credit on the member's electric bill.

 

How do you enter?

 

  • Update your account information, including:
    • Mailing address
    • Phone numbers
    • 911 address
    • Email address
    • Names of persons authorized to conduct business on your account(s)

 

Scammers Targeting Habersham EMC Members

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

“Members should hang up at once and call Habersham EMC,” cautions Susan Baker, Member Care Program Manager.  "Customer service representatives can be reached at 706-754-2114, 706-865-4362 or 800-640-6812.”

 

Habersham EMC Introduces Payment Kiosks

To better serve members, Habersham EMC recently installed payment kiosks in two area convenience stores. HEMC members may now pay at Express Mart stores in Cleveland and Demorest.

Cantrell Named Interim CEO of Habersham Electric Membership Corporation

Habersham EMC Board of Directors Chairman Hugh Rucker announced this morning that Jonathan Cantrell has been selected to serve as Interim CEO.

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