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HEMC Member Dialogue Session Set for Tuesday, March 6

HEMC members are invited to participate in a Member Dialogue Session on Tuesday, March 6 in the community room at the Clarkesville office from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

During the first part of the meeting, members can choose to visit keys areas focused on power quality and reliability; member engagement; and customer service, billing and rates.

 

Employees will be available for several topics of discussion including:

 

Infrastructure Inspections Improve Reliability

In order to improve system reliability, HEMC contractors have been conducting infrared inspections of all major three-phase infrastructure such as lines, poles, transformers and insulators in the service territory.  Planned inspections will continue in the Tiger area of Rabun County including Bethel Road, Bridge Creek Road, Rickman Airfield Road, Davis Gap Road, Seedtick Road and Hwy. 441 South.

Members may receive an automated call from HEMC as further notification.

Employees and their vehicles will be identified as HEMC Contractors.

NGN Connect Announces Purchase of HEMC Wireless

 

NGN Connect would like to announce that it recently reacquired the wireless customer base and assets it sold to Habersham Electric Membership Corporation (HEMC) in 2015.  The purchase will have no effect on the quality service that HEMC Wireless customers currently receive.

Inspections Improve System Reliability

In order to improve system reliability, Habersham EMC contractors have been conducting infrared inspections of all major three-phase infrastructure such as lines, poles, transformers and insulators in the HEMC service territory.

In the next two weeks, inspections will continue into the northern area of White County including Skylake Road and Hwy. 356 (Chimney Mtn. Road).

Vehicles and employees will be identified as HEMC Contractors.

Members may receive an automated call from HEMC as a further notification effort.

Infrared Inspections Continue

In order to improve system reliability, Habersham EMC contractors have been conducting infrared inspections of all major three-phase infrastructure such as lines, poles, transformers and insulators. This is slated to be an eight-to-ten-week project.

In the next two weeks inspections will be in the northern area of White County including Gold Valley, Bean Creek Road, Hwy. 356 and the Unicoi vicinity.   Vehicles and employees will be identified as HEMC Contractors.

If you have questions, please call HEMC at (706) 754-2114.

Infrared Inspections Improve System Reliability

In order to improve system reliability, Habersham EMC contractors will be completing an infrared inspection of all major three-phase infrastructure such as lines, poles, transformers and insulators. This will be an eight-to-ten-week project. Inspections will begin in areas surrounding Cornelia including Camp Creek, J. Warren Road, Old Athens Highway, Smith Loop Road and Cannon Bridge Road. Vehicles and employees will be identified as HEMC Contractors. For questions, please call HEMC at (706) 754-2114

HEMC Prepares for Possible Winter Storm

Operations Manager Rob Rowland meets with crews to discuss restoration plans, safety measures and work schedules in the event outages occur this weekend. Plans include providing an estimated time of restoration (ETR) so members can stay better informed

 

Predictive Maintenance: Improving Reliability and Reducing Operating Costs

HEMC CEO Brad Hicks (center) conducts training with employees Clarence Bryson and Craig Carlan on an analysis of dissolved gas and fluid quality for voltage regulator oil which is used for insulation and cooling.

 

No Outages Reported Due to Winter Storm Inga

HEMC members have not experienced outages due to Winter Storm Inga as of 4 p.m. today.


The winter weather advisory is still in effect through 11 a.m. on Thursday. With temperatures expected to be in the teens tonight, HEMC anticipates system-wide peaks of electrical demand and consumption. Energy conservation is encouraged during these times. Please consider:
 

  • Setting your thermostat to the suggested energy conservation level of 68 degrees

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