Heat Pump Rebate Guidelines

Heat Pumps CWEMC offers rebates on high efficiency air-to-air heat pumps, dual fuel systems and geothermal units for both standard and manufactured homes. The minimum SEER(1)rating allowed is 15 on standard homes or if a manufactured home is switching from a furnace to a heat pump, a 13 SEER rating will be allowed. Rebate qualifications…Continue Reading

Energy Efficiency Loan Guidelines

Efficiency Loan Program     The Co-op Energy Efficiency Program is a loan program that helps our members finance energy efficiency improvements such as heating and cooling systems, insulation, sealing, ventilation, water heating and windows and doors. Through an agreement with Regions Bank, our members can take advantage of low interest loans to finance these…Continue Reading

Fond Memories of CWEMC

August 2011| Alabama Living Virginia Greene In a rural electric cooperative such as Clarke-Washington EMC, employees wear many hats. They work hard, help each other out and enjoy getting to know the members of the Cooperative. Virginia Greene (left) is a great example of what makes a cooperative special. “I really enjoyed my job,” Virginia…Continue Reading

Three decades of memories

July 2011| Alabama Living Reflecting on scores of friends made over the years that will never be forgotten, Bobby Farish named “people” as the most satisfying part of his career. Memories of those people enliven the stories of Bobby Farish who has worked at Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation for more than 33 years. He began…Continue Reading

Scholarship Awarded to Sydney Schultz

July 2011| Alabama Living This summer college bound high school graduates are preparing for the fall semester as they attend freshmen orientations and register for classes. Sydney Schultz of Jackson High School has been chosen as the 2011 recipient of Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation’s annual scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship will aid Sydney as she attends…Continue Reading

Tips for hurricane season

Minimizing the effects of the storm Every year at this time, people in South Alabama brace themselves for another potentially destructive hurricane season. Hurricane season begun June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. The experts are predicting an above-average hurricane season. “Since we can’t stop hurricanes,” Manager Stan Wilson said, “the only thing we can…Continue Reading

My Time at Clarke-Washington EMC

June 2011| Alabama Living A resident of the Jackson area for over seventy-five years, Betty Joyce Etheredge began working at Clarke-Washington EMC in October of 1971 as a Customer Service Representative, and her duties included billing, working delinquent accounts, cashiering and assisting the meter readers. Prior to working for the Cooperative, Betty Joyce worked one…Continue Reading