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The value of electricity continues to shine

    From the Board of Trustees How many of us remember dropping into a Baldwin EMC office with our parents and grandparents to pay the light bill? Today, whether you do that in person, by mail or online, paying your monthly bill does a lot more than just keep the lights on. Electricity keeps us connected […]

    Homeschooled Youth Tour winner Abbie Hobbs (right), pictured with Baldwin EMC representative Kim Frank.

    Baldwin EMC Selects Youth Tour Winners

      Baldwin EMC has chosen four local students to represent the cooperative as part of this year’s National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. They are: Abbie Hobbs, who is homeschooled, Webb Hutchinson from Fairhope High School, Rachel Potter from Spanish Fort High School, and Destiny Watson from Robertsdale High School. In March, these four will join […]

      Baldwin EMC to Host Blood Drive on Two Dates, at Two Locations, this Spring

        Baldwin EMC is offering two options for the community to donate blood this spring. The co-op’s annual Spring Into Action will be hosted on March 15 at the South Baldwin office (21801 University Lane in Orange Beach), and April 26 at the North Baldwin office (47525 Hwy. 59 in Bay Minette). Both events will run […]

        Baldwin EMC District 3 Trustee Aubury Fuller (right) presents Baldwin EMCs tax payment to Fairhope Mayor Karin Wilson.

        Baldwin EMC Pays $3 Million in Taxes

        Baldwin EMC officials recently announced the cooperative has completed the payment of approximately $3 million in taxes to the cities, towns and police jurisdictions within its service area. The city license tax payments were delivered in January. Baldwin EMC carries a not-for-profit status, but according to Chief Executive Officer Karen Moore, that doesn’t mean the […]

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        Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Students for the First Semester

        Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Students for the First Semester

        Baldwin EMC is excited to announce the latest recipients of the Shining Star Student award. These students were nominated for displaying the Touchstone Energy characteristics of integrity, innovation, accountability and commitment to community. Cameron Herzog, an eighth grade student at Fairhope Middle School, was named Baldwin EMC’s Shining Star Student of the Month for August. […]

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        Phone Scammers Concoct False Buyout Story to Con Baldwin EMC Members

          A Baldwin EMC member has recently fallen victim to a scam artist posing as a co-op representative. According to the member, the caller claimed that Baldwin EMC had been bought out by AT&T. The caller went on to say the member’s account had accrued several months of back-payment and that a disconnect was scheduled if […]

          You don’t have to be a lineman (but you can be)

            Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore When you think of an employee of Baldwin EMC what comes to mind? For most people, it’s probably the green pants, tan shirt and white hardhat of a lineman. You probably picture someone in a bucket truck or at the foot of a power pole working with high voltage electricity. […]

            Baldwin EMC Chief Executive Officer Karen Moore presents a Power and Hope award to Ray Bishop.

            Baldwin EMC Presents Power and Hope Awards

              Baldwin EMC recently recognized four of its employees for their respective heroic actions in 2017. Ray Bishop, Kevin Dorman, Louis Ruffin and Jody Taylor were honored with the Baldwin EMC/Touchstone Energy Power and Hope award, which recognizes co-op employees for exceptional actions that provide power and hope within the cooperative network or the communities in […]

              Phone Scammers Target Baldwin EMC Members in the New Year

                Several local businesses have recently been the target of phone scams in the Baldwin EMC service area. In these instances, Baldwin EMC members received phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the cooperative and demanding money with threats of turning off their power. “Unfortunately, we’ve had quite a few calls from members reporting these fraudulent […]

                A penny won’t buy much – except electricity

                  From the Board of Trustees Now that the Christmas holidays are behind us and we’re all coming to terms with the amount of money we spent on gifts, this month feels like a good time to talk about value. Seems as though we’re not as concerned about value as we once were in America. If […]

                  Baldwin EMC Issues Capital Credit Refunds

                    Baldwin EMC announced today that it has retired $3.5 million in capital credits from the years 1991 and 2016. These retired credits are being mailed to members beginning December 8. Capital credits are a unique part of Baldwin EMC’s business structure. They represent the members’ investment in the cooperative, which provides an important source of […]

                    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 […]