Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is an electric cooperative that serves 100,000 customers in ten northeastern Georgia counties. Walton EMC offers the Prime PowerLoan program for both residential and commercial accounts. Customers with good utility payment record, credit application, credit report and property title can receive prime rate financing for the installation of, among other things, weatherization measures. On loans up to $4,500, there is a $15 origination fee that includes a credit check.
Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is an electric cooperative that serves approximately 100,000 customers in 10 northeastern Georgia counties. Walton EMC provides financial incentives for residential members that wish to improve the energy efficiency of eligible residences. Residents in existing homes that switch from a fossil fuel heating system to an all-electric heat pump, either unitary, geothermal or package, can qualify for a $200 rebate. Customers may also receive a rebate of $150 for the installation of a heat pump water heater.
Walton Electric Membership Corporation (WEMC) is an electric cooperative that serves 100,000 customers in ten northeastern Georgia counties. WEMC provides a number of incentives to residential members who wish to increase the energy efficiency of a residence.
One of these residential incentives is for the purchase and installation of eligible solar water heating systems. Residents must purchase the system from Walton EMC in order to be eligible for the $200 rebate.
For more information on these rebates, contact the Walton EMC offices.
Athens-Clarke County has created a Green Business Revolving Loan Fund for new or existing businesses. Funding is available for implementing eco-friendly products or services into a business or making business practices more efficient. Loans cannot be used for inventory or refinancing existing debt. New businesses are required to have a business plan in place including financial projections. Working capital loans are limited to $5,000 with an interest rate of 2% more than the prime and a loan term of one year.
The Georgia Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Act of 2001 requires all utilities -- investor-owned utilities, municipal utilities and electric cooperatives -- to offer bidirectional or single directional metering to customer generators, depending on how the customer's facility is connected to the grid. Eligible technologies include photovoltaic (PV) systems, fuel cells and wind turbines up to 10 kilowatts (kW) in capacity for residential applications, and systems up to 100 kW for commercial applications.
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is an electric cooperative that serves 194,000 customers in 10 counties in northeast Georgia. To encourage its residential customers to adopt energy efficient equipment in their homes, Jackson EMC provides rebates for qualified heat pumps and water heaters. In addition to these prescriptive rebates, residential customers may be eligible for a rebate of up to $400 if they pursue energy saving measures suggested by Jackson EMC's "Right Choice Home Performance with Energy Star" home energy audits.
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is an electric cooperative that serves 194,000 in 10 northeast Georgia counties. To encourage the construction of homes that are energy efficient, Jackson EMC offers the Right Choice Savings Program. Builders who meet the certification standards of the program and build homes that meet certain energy efficiency requirements will be certified as Right Choice builders. Right Choice builders are eligible to receive the following incentives from Jackson EMC:
* Reduced or free underground service