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…

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Capital Credits… A Little Money Back in Your Pocket

Capital Credits… A Little Money Back in Your Pocket The name “capital credits” may sound complex, but it’s a simple concept. Capital credits are the annual margins—revenues minus expenses of the cooperative—allocated to each member based on their individual purchase and use of electricity. Until they’re returned to members, capital credits are funds used as…

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Lights On, Community Strong: Join Us at JOEMC’s Annual Meeting for More Than Power

Lights On, Community Strong: Join Us at JOEMC’s Annual Meeting for More Than Power  Did you know every cooperative is required to conduct an annual meeting of the members?  The purpose of your co-op’s meeting is to confirm the election of the board of directors, share important financial information, learn about programs and services available…

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From the CEO

Wrapped in Value There isn’t a more exciting time of year than the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. As a child, I remember that anticipation as we counted the days to December 25th. While the holiday season is full of excitement, we sometimes miss the magic as we juggle hefty shopping lists, parties, and wrapping…