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Making your power more reliable

We’re ranked 3rd in the nation for providing reliable power. Today, we’re trimming trees and using technology to make your electric experience even better.

System Upgrades

One of the most important things we do to provide reliable electricity is maintaining and updating our infrastructure. This can include changing out old poles, building new substations or replacing worn wires.

Our teams work strategically to keep our infrastructure up-to-date so you have power you can rely on. 

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Cobb EMC Five Alarm event honors first responders

Cobb EMC’s ninth annual Five Alarm appreciation luncheon honored more than 128 local first responders. Each year, the electric cooperative recognizes firefighters and emergency medical services crews from across its five-county service area.

“We’re proud to honor and celebrate our local heroes who have dedicated their lives to assisting and rescuing others,” said Leslie Thompson, director of member and public relations at Cobb EMC.

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Cobb EMC Ranks Top 10 among Cooperatives for Customer Satisfaction

The company’s focus on reliability, low rates and communication earned their record-breaking score of 783 – 11 points higher than the industry average

(Marietta, GA – Oct. 3, 2019) – Cobb EMC today announced that the electric cooperative now ranks eighth for Customer Satisfaction among cooperatives, according to the J.D. Power 2019 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study, which surveys customers of the nation’s 142 largest electric utility brands.

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Is your refrigerator ready for Thanksgiving?

If the Thanksgiving celebration is at your house this year, your family members aren’t the only ones who will be stuffed. So will your refrigerator. Is it up to the task?

If your fridge is more than a decade old, it might not be. Today’s models – those bearing the ENERGY STAR label – use at least 15% less energy than federal standards require and 40% less than models manufactured in the early 2000s use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. 

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7 ways Cobb EMC works for you

  1. We regularly inspect, improve and monitor 9,000+ miles of line across six counties. This includes routine tree trimming to avoid outages and safety hazards during storms.
  2. We’re looking to the future and planning for the stability of our electric grid. That’s why we support electric vehicle adoption. EVs help spread out our collective energy use across the hours in the day and night. Best of all, they’re more affordable than ever and are a practical option for an everyday commute.

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Electric Co-ops are Engines of Economic Development

Cobb EMC smart meters, Cobb EMC bucket truck

Cobb EMC is deeply committed to providing affordable and reliable electricity to our members and empowering the communities that we serve. This means being more than just an electricity provider; it means being a partner in economic development and other activities that improve the lives of our members.

But have you ever stopped to wonder what kind of an impact the nation’s roughly 900 electric co-ops have across the United States?

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It takes a village to serve our community

Cobb EMC Community Foundation, community, volunteer

As your cooperative, it’s our duty to serve and invest in the communities where we live and work. And that’s why we believe in giving back. 

With your help, the Cobb EMC Community Foundation has given more than $4 million to 179 local nonprofits within our five-county service area since 2013. In 2018, our employees volunteered over 1,400 hours. 

It takes a village to better our communities, and we thank you for helping us serve.  

See how local charities are using donations.

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