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Are You Ready for Some Football?

    From the Board of Trustees Fall in Alabama. It’s a time for festivals celebrating everything from shrimp to bluegrass. It’s a time for cooler temperatures, kids going back to school and pumpkinflavored… well, everything. There’s something else in the fall that can simultaneously bring families together and cause the fiercest of divisions, at times within […]

    Baldwin EMC Reports All Outages Restored

    Baldwin EMC Reports All Outages Restored

      As of 1:30 p.m., Baldwin EMC announced it has restored all outages caused by Tropical Storm Gordon. Some of the outages were located in or near high water, which delayed restoration efforts, but crews worked diligently until all power was back on. Baldwin EMC employees also answered phones, monitored outages, dispatched crews and provided additional […]

      BALDWIN EMC TROPICAL STORM GORDON OUTAGE UPDATE

        As of 8:30 a.m., Baldwin EMC announced it has approximately 128 outages due to Tropical Storm Gordon. Some of the outages are located in or near high water, which is impacting restoration efforts. Line crews worked throughout the night in tropical storm conditions to restore power to Baldwin EMC members. Baldwin EMC officials warn members […]

        Baldwin EMC Tropical Storm Gordon Outage Update

          As of 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, Baldwin EMC announced it has more than 1,550 members still without power due to Tropical Storm Gordon. Line crews have worked throughout the evening in tropical storm conditions restoring power. They will continue working through the night as long as conditions allow. The Baldwin EMC Control […]

          Baldwin EMC Still Experiencing Outages and Unsafe Conditions

            As of 10:00 p.m., Baldwin EMC announced it has approximately 3,400 members still without power due to Tropical Storm Gordon. Line crews have worked throughout the evening in tropical storm conditions restoring power. They will continue working as long as it is safe to do so. According to Baldwin EMC spokesperson Mark Ingram, many of […]

            BALDWIN EMC EXPERIENCING OUTAGES AND UNSAFE CONDITIONS

              As of 8:00 p.m., Baldwin EMC announced it has approximately 2,400 members experiencing power outages due to Tropical Storm Gordon. Crews are currently out assessing damage and restoring power and will continue working as long as it is safe to do so. At this time, Baldwin EMC reports many of the outages are due to […]

              BALDWIN EMC OUTAGE REPORTING

                As Tropical Storm Gordon approaches the Gulf Coast this evening, the likelihood of power outages is expected to increase due to high winds. Baldwin EMC crews will respond to outages this afternoon and evening as long as it is safe to do so. If conditions become unsafe, crews will take shelter and begin working again […]

                TROPICAL STORM ADVISORY: SAFETY TIPS FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE

                  Baldwin EMC is preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Gordan today and crews are on emergency storm alert status. The co-op encourages the public to be aware of the following: As the storm approaches, Baldwin EMC crews will continue to provide restoration service until weather conditions require them to stop for safety reasons. Members […]

                  Star Light Award Deadline Approaching for Educational Grants

                    The deadline for Baldwin EMC’s Charitable Foundation’s Star Light Award is Thursday, September 27, 2018. Teachers for kindergarten through grade 12 in accredited public and private schools within the Baldwin EMC service area are eligible to apply. The Operation Round Up Star Light Award is an educational grant program designed to provide support to teachers […]

                    How Do We Engage the Unengaged?

                      Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore In March, Harvard University’s Institute of Politics conducted a poll among young adults aged 18 to 29, a demographic commonly referred to as Millennials. Here are just two of the more troubling statistics to come out of their survey: • More than a quarter of these young adults said they […]

                      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), […]