Jackson EMC Releases Contractors to Assist with Hurricane Dorian Restoration Efforts

Sep 4, 2019

Jackson EMC is releasing dozens of contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in North Carolina as a result of Dorian. 84 contractors will be assisting Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation in Southport, N.C. Current forecasts call for the storm to hit the Carolina coast.

According to a Jackson EMC media release:

“A principle of co-ops is cooperation among cooperatives. Keeping with that principle, when asked and able, Jackson EMC provides fellow co-ops assistance with power restoration efforts following major outages. The contractors released by Jackson EMC will work alongside Brunswick EMC line crews to safely restore power to the co-op’s members.”

Jackson Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electric cooperative in Georgia and one of the largest in the nation.