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Baldwin EMC Receives Fantastic Response to Annual Power of Giving Drive

Baldwin EMC Receives Fantastic Response to Annual Power of Giving Drive

    Baldwin EMC hosted its 12th annual Power of Giving drive on Thursday, Nov. 30, and the event’s organizers are calling it a huge success. LifeSouth Community Blood Center was on site early Thursday morning and collected a total of 90 units of blood by the end of the day. Included in those donations were seven […]

    Baldwin EMC to Host 12th Annual Power of Giving Drive

      Once again, Baldwin EMC is calling on members of the community to celebrate the season of giving by rolling up their sleeves to save lives. The co-op will host the 12th annual Power of Giving blood, coat and non-perishable food drive at the Baldwin EMC headquarters office in Summerdale on Thursday, Nov. 30. “We’re asking […]

      Baldwin EMC to Host 2nd Annual Coat Drive as Part of its Power of Giving Campaign

        Baldwin EMC will once again accept new and gently used children’s coats this holiday season to donate to younger members of the community in need of a coat to stay warm. From Nov. 1 through Nov. 30, the cooperative is hosting a children’s coat drive and will be taking donations at all three offices. “Last […]

        Baldwin EMC Holds Annual Meeting

          Baldwin EMC held its 2017 Annual Meeting on Friday, November 3. The meeting included voting in elections for trustees and bylaw revisions. Robert J. Kaiser of Foley was re-elected to another term representing District 5 and Jimmy A. LaFoy of Gulf Shores was re-elected to serve as the representative for District 7 on Baldwin EMC’s […]

          Hurricane Nate Power Restoration Efforts Complete

            As of 5:30 p.m. today, Baldwin EMC has restored power to all members following the outages resulting from Hurricane Nate, which made landfall late Saturday night along the Mississippi coast. “Our crews worked through much of the storm on Saturday getting lights back on to many members, while other outages continued to occur as the […]

            Baldwin EMC Experiencing Outages and Unsafe Conditions

              As of 9:45 p.m., Baldwin EMC has approximately 880 members experiencing power outages due to Hurricane Nate. Crews are continuing to restore power during the storm and will do so as long as they can do so safely. Officials at Baldwin EMC urge members to stay indoors and in a safe place until the storm […]

              Hurricane Advisory: Safety Tips for Electric Service

                Baldwin EMC is making final preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Nate today. While it appears that Baldwin County will not take the direct hit we will definitely feel the effects of the hurricane. The co-op encourages the public to be aware of the following: As the storm approaches, Baldwin EMC crews will continue to provide […]

                Baldwin EMC Offers Electrical Safety Tips During Hurricanes

                  With the prediction of Tropical Storm Nate reaching hurricane status by the time it makes landfall this weekend, Baldwin EMC officials are monitoring the storm around the clock and all crews are on storm alert status. The cooperative reminds everyone to take precautions and offers these tips for safety during extended power outages: • Turn […]

                  Baldwin EMC Prepares for Tropical Storm Nate

                    Baldwin EMC staff and employees are preparing today for the possibility of Tropical Storm Nate as he moves toward the Gulf Coast this weekend. Although Nate’s path is not certain, Baldwin EMC is not taking any chances. Baldwin EMC officials are monitoring the storm around the clock and all crews are on storm alert status. […]

                    Our commitment to you

                      Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore At the end of each October, families across the country pick out pumpkins and dress in costumes to prepare for trick-or-treats and fall festivities, officially marking the start of the holiday season. Here at Baldwin EMC, our celebrating starts early and spans the entire month as we join cooperatives from […]

                      Baldwin EMC Crews to Assist Florida Co-op in Power Restoration

                      Baldwin EMC Crews to Assist Florida Co-op in Power Restoration

                        Forty-six Baldwin EMC employees have departed for Florida to help restore power following Hurricane Irma, which has left more than six million Florida residents without power. The departure is in response to a request from Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc., headquartered in Keystone Heights, Fla. The Baldwin EMC crews, including linemen, mechanics and engineers, departed Monday […]

                        Member engagement saves co-ops

                          From the Board of Trustees Baldwin EMC is a member-owned, member-governed cooperative. When the co-op was founded back in 1937, members of the community knew that we were a locally owned business – likely because they or someone they knew played a part in helping organize the cooperative. Over time as the novelty of receiving […]