Which Is More Energy Efficient? Gas vs. Wood-Burning Fireplaces vs. Electric Fireplaces
Not sure which is more energy efficient — wood vs. gas fireplace? Learn which is the most efficient fireplace & how to make your fireplace more efficient.
Getting robocalls from 'Emily?' Here's how to stop them.
Have you been getting robocalls from Emily, a clumy customer service representative with a headset problem? Here's how you can make them stop.
Spring Car Cleaning Tips
Our cars take quite a beating during the winter, and need just as much attention as our home. Here are 7 Spring Car Cleaning Tips from top to bottom!
Building the future for Ozarks Electric: Greg McGee
Greg McGee, a skilled carpenter, found steady employment a little scarce in the late 70s. A time when the building industry in Washington County took a downturn with the rest of the country. “I went...
Hot Weather Energy Conservation Tips
When the heat threatens to break the thermometer, it doesn't have top break the bank. Follow some simple hot weather conservation tips to save energy and keep cool.
Propane Grill Safety Tips
Propane Gas Grill Safety TipsSummer is grilling time but accidents can happen. More than 5,000 grill fires take place on properties each year, according to the U.S Fire Administration. Here are some barbeque safety tips for a safe and fun barbeque season:
Invenergy’s Camilla Solar Energy Project to Supply Georgia Power Program
Invenergy’s Camilla Solar Energy Project to Supply Georgia Power Program CHICAGO, IL (May 1, 2018) – Invenergy, North America’s largest privately held renewable energy company, today announced that it has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Georgia Power through its subsidiary Camilla Solar Energy LLC (“Camilla Solar”). Georgia Power will purchase power from the 160 MWac Camilla Solar project currently under development in Mitchell County, Georgia Camilla Solar is scheduled to begin commercial operation by year-end 2019 and will create more than 400 jobs during construction. The project will generate more than $12 million in local economic development in its first 10 years of operation through tax payments, lease payments to participating landowners, and…
How the Power is Restored
At Jackson EMC, we know you count on us to keep the lights on. And we work hard to make that happen. When outages occur, we work to restore your power as quickly and safely as possible 1. Smart meters report outages 24/7, but we still need members to report outages when they see or hear something that helps us identify the cause of an outage. Report outages online or call 1-800-245-4044. 2. System control is monitored around the clock by coordinators who manage the service for all 220,000+ meters. Once we learn about an outage through smart meters, the SCADA data network connecting our substations and circuits or member reports, these technicians can restore service to some areas using remote switches. They also dispatch line crews to repair damaged lines. 4. Transmission…
Kitchen Appliance Trends that You Need to Know About!
The kitchen is sometimes described as the heart of a home, and sometimes you just need something that'll make it beat a little faster.
What You Need to Know About Tankless Water Heaters
Water heating is most likely the second-largest energy guzzler in your home—after heating and cooling, of course. So any change you make to your water heating habits is going to save you some money each month. When it comes time to replace a hot water heater, you might consider going for a tankless option What is a tankless water heater? When you think of a water heater, you probably picture a big, cylindrical tank that sits in your garage or tucked away in a closet. But a tankless water heater takes up very little room. It heats water on demand, so there’s no need for a water storage tank. And since it doesn’t have to constantly keep a tank of water hot, there’s no standby energy loss with a tankless option. How do…