Scholarships Awarded to Local Students

Jones-Onslow funded scholarships for twenty-eight laudable students in our communities. Twenty-four were graduating high school seniors and four were community college students. Students that attended high school in Onslow County were selected in conjunction with the school system and its Sponsors For Academic Talent (S.A.T.) Program and received their scholarships at the May S.A.T. Banquet…. Read More

Local Educator to “Intern” with JOEMC this Summer

Through a partnership between Jones-Onslow EMC, North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives and the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership at N.C. State University, Kari Cobb, a career technology and STEM teacher at Northside High School, has been named a 2018-19 Kenan Fellow. Cobb, who has been teaching for nine years, is among the 25 teachers from… Read More

Summer Vacations Can Turn Into Energy Savings

Taking a summer vacation? Whether you’re headed down the street or around the world, here are some easy adjustments to make before you leave so you can save energy and money while you’re away. Turn up the thermostat Setting your thermostat to 85 degrees will prevent your air conditioning system from working overtime to cool… Read More

Shining Light on LED Savings

LED lights last up to 30 times longer than incandescents, reducing the need to replace bulbs in high or hard-to-reach places. Where can you use LEDs? Living Room Lamps Table or floor three-way lamps using LED bulbs provide 620, 1,600 or 2,150 lumens of soft white light and deliver up to 25,000 hours of light…. Read More

From the CEO: The Value of Member Engagement

Most consumers would not equate active involvement with their electric company with helping their community. But Jones-Onslow is not an ordinary electric company. We’re a co-op and our business model is meant to serve the members and the community in which it operates – not to make a hefty profit for investors in other states…. Read More

Welcome to the New Co-op Connections Member Benefit Site

We are excited to let all JOEMC members know that the current Co-op Connections platform has been upgraded and will now give you even more savings and discounts. Here are just some of the benefits you can enjoy with your FREE membership: Local Deals – Save right in your neighborhood. Healthy Savings – Save on… Read More

From the CEO: Electric Cooperatives’ Policy Priorities

As a member of JOEMC you know that providing safe, affordable and reliable electricity is our top priority 365 days a year. Our employees are dedicated to this mission whether they work on a line crew or spend their time behind a desk. But it might surprise you to know just how much of the… Read More

CEO Clark Honored for 25 Years of Service

Jones-Onslow’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jeff Clark, was recently recognized for his 25 years of service to electric cooperatives in North Carolina. “In his time with Jones-Onslow, Jeff has dedicated himself to JOEMC, its consumer-members and the electric cooperative family,” said Board Chairman John Pierce. “First as Chief Financial Officer and most recently in his… Read More

JOEMC Awards Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarships

This month, two exceptional local middle school students—Lilah Johnson and Jack Leary—are seizing an opportunity to learn more about teamwork via the Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarship program. The youth, who will represent JOEMC, will have an experience that builds foundational skills that can be used on the court and in the classroom. Johnson, who… Read More

Time for a New HVAC Unit?

How do you know it’s time to replace your aging heating and cooling equipment? Here are a few clues that your HVAC equipment is headed for its final curtain. YOUR HVAC SYSTEM CAN BE DESCRIBED AS “VINTAGE”. If your heat pump or air conditioner is more than 10 years old it’s approaching the end of… Read More

Summer Energy-Saving Tips

Cost associated with cooling your home can make up a large portion of your summer electric bills. Stay cool and save money with these energy efficiency tips! NO-COST TIPS Close blinds and drapes during the day to keep heat out. Set your thermostat to 78 degrees when you are home. Set it to a higher… Read More

Keep up with Outages Around-the-Clock

Providing reliable power is our top priority. However, sometimes circumstances beyond our control cause members to lose power. To keep up with the outages on our system, members can go to our website and view the current outages on our system. The map has around-the-clock access to outage information, is updated in real-time, and shows… Read More

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Going out of the country for an extended period of time? Storm in our area and you want to see an up-to-date outage map? Wondering if we service the new location where you're moving? Maybe you want to set up an automatic draft or just manage your account? Our resource page has all the information you need at the click of button.