Planned Outage May 17th

JOEMC has been installing additional equipment to our transmission lines in our continued effort to provide reliable electric service to our members. This equipment allows the co-op to isolate sections of the faulted transmission lines, which helps expedite restoration time if an outage occurs. To safely commission this new equipment, we need to have a…

Gary Ray

No Matter the Day, No Matter the Time

As April arrives, our thoughts turn to a date of particular significance within electric cooperatives in North Carolina: April 8, N.C. Lineworker Appreciation Day. It’s a moment to recognize and honor the invaluable contributions of the dedicated JOEMC linemen and all linemen across the country. Their unwavering commitment ensures an uninterrupted power supply, exemplifying their…

dog digging

Don’t Dig Up Trouble: Call 811 First!

Before embarking on any outdoor project involving digging, it’s crucial to consider the potential risks and take the necessary precautions.  Whether planting a garden, installing a fence, or simply landscaping your yard, digging can pose significant dangers if utility lines are inadvertently struck.  By contacting 811, homeowners and contractors can request a utility locate, ensuring…

Line Crew

The Heart of Our Grid: Paying Tribute to Lineworkers this Month

 It’s Lineworker Appreciation Month, a time of reflection and gratitude for those who diligently serve our community. These dedicated individuals work tirelessly, often in challenging conditions, to ensure that our homes stay powered and our lives remain uninterrupted. As we honor this special month, we’d like to offer a glimpse into the world of linework…