News Releases

We’re Going the Extra Mile, Literally

    From the Board of Trustees This month, we celebrate America’s most patriotic, spirited holiday: Independence Day. Whenever this special day rolls around, we can’t help but reflect on the history of Baldwin EMC. After all, it was a desire to be independent from investor-owned utilities, who had long-since ignored Alabama’s rural areas, that prompted our […]

    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 2018-2019 school year. Foundation board members held a luncheon in Summerdale to recognize all of the students, both first-time recipients and those whose scholarships were approved for renewal. The 2018 Operation Round Up new scholarship recipients are: Judson L. Braly (Fairhope High School), […]

      Pictured from left, Louis Ruffin, Kevin Dorman and Jody Taylor, with Energy Institute of Alabama Chairman Seth Hammett.

      Baldwin EMC Employees Honored with Outstanding Service Award from Energy Institute of Alabama

        Three Baldwin EMC employees were recently honored with the Energy Institute of Alabama’s (EIA) Outstanding Service Award. The award was presented in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, June 4, as part of Alabama’s Lineman Appreciation Day celebration. Former Crew Chief (now retired) Louis Ruffin, Crew Chief Kevin Dorman and Vice President of Operations Jody Taylor were […]

        Many Hands Make “Light” Work

          Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore Or maybe I should say, many hands make the lights come on. If you’re a dedicated reader of Alabama Living, then you’re probably used to reading about the fuels that we use to generate the power that comes to your homes and businesses. What comes to mind? Coal? Natural gas? […]

          Baldwin EMC Prepares for Subtropical Storm Alberto

            (SUMMERDALE, Ala.) – Baldwin EMC staff and employees have been closely watching Subtropical Storm Alberto as he moves toward the Gulf Coast. With high winds and flash flooding a possibility, the cooperative is ready to respond to widespread outages, should they occur. “We have a disaster emergency plan in place and in action,” said cooperative […]

            Blood Drive Results in Potentially 225 Saved Lives

              Local blood donors saved as many as 225 lives by giving blood during Baldwin EMC’s Spring Into Action drive on March 15 in Orange Beach and April 26 in Bay Minette. The staff from LifeSouth Community Blood Center collected a total of 75 pints of blood, each of which can benefit as many as three […]

              Baldwin EMC Presents Power and Hope Award

              Baldwin EMC Presents Power and Hope Award

                Baldwin EMC recently honored Right of Way Technician Wayne Kichler 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 which the employees serve. Last year, 108 of Baldwin EMC’s 194 employees were certified in some […]

                Safety above all else – We’re committed to sending everyone home safely.

                  From the Board of Trustees “Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small as well as companies across all industries are committed to safety. Sports leagues, at every level, take safety seriously. Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones […]

                  Tax Day Comes for Co-ops, Too

                    Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore When I was growing up, the month of April signaled the start of our warm-weather seasons, which I always preferred to the cold. Many times, it was the month when we celebrated one of my favorite holidays, Easter. And of course, it was the month before summer vacation started, which […]

                    Operation Round Up Presents Grant to Local Charity

                    Operation Round Up Presents Grant to Local Charity

                      The Baldwin County Electric Membership Charitable Foundation presented a grant to United Way of Baldwin County at its March meeting. The donation will help United Way continue its support of 30 nonprofit health and human service agencies serving residents in all of Baldwin County. This grant was made possible through Baldwin EMC’s Operation Round Up […]

                      Operation Round Up Presents Star Light Awards

                        The Baldwin County Electric Membership Charitable Foundation recently presented Star Light Awards to 22 teachers and school faculty members. Each of the winners received a grant to help them bring innovative projects and programs to their schools. The grants were made possible by Baldwin EMC’s Operation Round Up program, which collects money for charitable causes […]

                        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 […]