7 ways Cobb EMC works for you

  1. We regularly inspect, improve and monitor 9,000+ miles of line across five 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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What To Do During A Power Outage

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Whether you experience a short-term or long-term power outage, we want you to be prepared and know what to expect. Storms and accidents can both cause outages, and while we work on getting your power back on, it’s important for you to remain safe and calm. Follow our steps to make sure you are prepared if you ever experience a power outage.

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What to expect at the Annual Meeting

child standing with mascots at Cobb EMC's annual meeting

This year is Cobb EMC’s 81st annual member appreciation event, and all members are welcome to attend and learn about ways to save on your electric bill, the future of Cobb EMC and enjoy a day of fun for the whole family.

Starting at 8 a.m. members can register for the meeting, then join in on the fun. We’ll have kids games and activities, free fair tickets, door prizes, demonstrations and stations to take pictures with the bucket truck and try on lineman safety gear.

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Cobb EMC honors law enforcement

Cobb EMC’s annual Steak Out appreciation lunch honored law enforcement from across the electric cooperative’s five-county service district.

Law enforcement officers and area elected officials attended the event, which was held at the Cobb EMC Bo and Mary Jean Pounds Auditorium. Guests enjoyed a steak lunch catered by LongHorn® Steakhouse Acworth, along with live music and door prizes. 

Cobb EMC has a long-standing tradition of supporting local law enforcement and public safety personnel.

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5 Energy-Saving Myths, Busted

It’s officially summer which means long, hot days and worrying about the cost of your electric bill. We understand that every penny counts, so we’re here to bust a few of the most common energy-saving myths.

1. Turning appliances off eliminates their energy use.

While this will help cut down your energy usage, it won’t eliminate it. Electricity is still drawn from appliances that are left plugged in. The only way for an appliance to not use any energy is to unplug them from the outlet completely.

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The Benefits of Weatherizing Your Home

Weatherization is the process of protecting the interior of a home from outdoor elements such as sun, rain or wind to reduce energy usage and increase efficiency.

There are several simple ways to weatherize your home. These include things like:

  • Sealing air ducts
  • Sealing recessed lighting fixtures
  • Installing storm doors and windows

Weatherizing your home provides many benefits, such as helping to improve your health and safety, reducing your energy consumption and increasing comfort.

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Kristen Delaney joins Cobb EMC

(Marietta, GA – May 8, 2019) – Cobb EMC today announced that Kristen Delaney will join the Marietta, Ga.-based electric cooperative as Vice President of Marketing & Corporate Communications, effective May 20.

"Kristen combines creativity and data-driven business leadership and will be an excellent addition to our team,” said Peter Heintzelman, President and CEO of Cobb EMC. “Her leadership and experience will bring a fresh perspective and drive our communications to the next level.”

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