News Releases

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 […]

                  Save napkins: mentor a millennial

                    Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore You can call them Generation Y, Millennials, or any other name you choose. Whatever term you use, you’ll probably agree they haven’t been given a good reputation in the mainstream media. They’re often featured in articles with headlines like “Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation,” or “Millennials And ‘Their Destruction […]

                    Teachers Urged to Apply for Star Light Grants

                      Applications for Operation Round Up’s Star Light Award grants are now available at all Baldwin EMC offices and at www.baldwinemc.com. This program provides support to teachers for the purpose of improving learning through innovative and creative classroom projects. Kindergarten through 12th grade teachers in accredited public and private schools within Baldwin EMC’s service area are […]

                      The path to efficiency independence

                        From the Board of Trustees While fireworks and Independence Day parades are synonymous with the Fourth of July, no such fanfare comes to mind when discussing energy efficiency. Perhaps it should. If you think about it, energy efficiency not only benefits individuals and families, but the country as a whole. Energy efficiency combined with energy […]

                        Operation Round Up Honors Scholarship Recipients

                        Operation Round Up Honors Scholarship Recipients

                          Baldwin EMC’s Charitable Foundation recently honored the program’s scholarship recipients for the 2017-2018 school year. Foundation board members held a luncheon at the co-op’s training center in Summerdale to recognize all of the students, both first-time recipients and those whose scholarships were approved for renewal. The 2017 Operation Round Up scholarship recipients are: Jessica Marie […]