OREMC will be holding an auction of surplus and salvage equipment at the headquarters office in Nahunta on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Many items will be offered to the general public for bid. Gates will open at 8 a.m. for inspection of items offered for bid, with sales beginning at 9 a.m.
OREMC is pleased to announce the establishment of the Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corporation Foundation (Foundation). The Foundation will serve as a launchpad for a community development initiative supporting education, community health and economic development in the six Georgia and two Florida counties the co-op serves. Application deadline for grant requests is September 27.
OREMC is pleased to welcome our newest business/industrial consumer-member Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of hydrogen solutions. They will be building a green hydrogen production plant in Camden County, Georgia, to serve customers across the southeastern United States.
Okefenoke REMC will begin pole inspections on its distribution system in parts of Brantley County in Georgia and Nassau County in Florida. About 8,000 poles will be inspected.
Solar power is taking center stage as a powerful renewable energy resource that has many electric consumers considering going green, going off the grid and hoping to save money on their energy costs by installing solar at home. To help consumer-members better understand their solar options, OREMC Member Service Representative Dewayne Johns candidly addresses some of the common misconceptions about residential solar, explains the Cooperative Solar alternative and the amount of solar already in OREMC’s power supply mix.
Beginning Monday May 3, Okefenoke REMC consumer-members will have a new bill payment option—paying their OREMC bill where they shop. Authorized payment locations will include stores such as Dollar General, Family Dollar, CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens, accepting cash payments only.