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HEMC Meter Upgrades Underway


HEMC contractor, SGS, began upgrading meters in mid-eastern White County

and southwestern White County in October.


Work will continue in these areas throughout November.


For more information regarding the system-wide meter upgrade, please visit:

New Meters To Help HEMC Better Serve Members.

Payment System Maintenance Friday 10/14/16 at 9 p.m.


HEMC will perform maintenance on the payment system tonight from 9 - 10 p.m.

During this time, payments cannot be accepted.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

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 or went to a location, other than an HEMC office, to make a payment.


“Members should hang up at once and report the call to their local law enforcement,” cautions Susan Baker, Manager of Member Services. “If HEMC members have questions regarding their accounts, customer service representatives can be reached at 706-754-2114, 706-865-4362 or 800-640-6812.”

Georgia Broadband Survey



Help the Georgia General Assembly's Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Study Committee by taking a brief, web-based survey about your access to broadband before Dec. 1.


New Meters To Help HEMC Better Serve Members

Habersham EMC (HEMC) will be installing new meters over the next 18 months to increase the efficiency and reliability of our electric system. Meters, like all machines, must be replaced periodically as new technology improves efficiency.


October is Energy Awareness Month

Just as some foods contain hidden calories - so you gain weight without intending to cheat on your diet - you could be using electricity when you don't need or want to. The solution: Survey every electric appliance, plug and light fixture in your home or business to learn whether you're using them in the most efficient way.


Here's how to start:


2016 Annual Meeting Highlights


Habersham EMC held its Annual Meeting July 21 at Habersham Ninth Grade Academy in Mt. Airy.


There were 858 registered Members with approximately 2100 people in attendance. An additional 191 members voted by absentee ballot.


Attendees enjoyed activities for children, a barbecue meal and Blue Grass/Gospel music by The Watkins Family prior to the business meeting.


In addition, an on-site a health fair featured:

Habersham EMC Urges Electrical Safety for Pokemon Go Players

Pokemon Go is getting people out and about hunting for creatures with unique superpowers. There are some sites and social media posts claiming that rare Pokemon who have electrical powers can be found near electrical equipment and substations. Do not chase Pokemon in our substations!


Habersham EMC to Hold Annual Meeting


The 2016 Habersham EMC Annual Meeting of members will be held Thursday, July 21 at the Habersham Ninth Grade Academy at 171 Raider Circle, Mt. Airy.


Schedule of Events:

3 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.          

Local Students Awarded ORU Scholarships

Six graduating high school seniors were recently the happy recipients of the Habersham EMC Operation Round Up Scholarship Program. 

The Operation Round Up scholarships are made possible by HEMC members who voluntarily have their electric bill rounded up to the next dollar. The resulting change not only supports scholarships but also provides grants for non-profit organizations, individuals and families. The total annual donation per member is only $6—a small amount for a big community impact.


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