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Brunswick Electric Membership Cooperative

LIGHTS OUT: Could be days before all have power back

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videoCold and powerless. That's the situation in thousands of homes around our area, as families wonder when will their lights come back on. Duke Energy Progress says southeastern North Carolina was one of the hardest hit places. Full story...
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Clean-up underway as thousands remain without power

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videoThousands of people remain without power in our area as crews continue to clean up from the latest blast of winter weather. Full story...
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Power outages send thousands to area hotels

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video In our five county viewing area more than 67,000 people are in the dark and those who don’t have a friend or family member to stay with are heading for the hotels. Full story...
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Crews busy as ice knocks out power around region

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videoEarlier today spokesmen from Duke Energy Progress, Four County EMC and Brunswick EMC said they were taking a wait-and-see approach. Now linemen say they're prepared to work around the clock to get the lights back on. Full story...
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Millions to BEMC for energy efficiency program

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video More jobs could be heading to our area thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Full story...
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BEMC offering $5,000 reward for vandalism that led to outage

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Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a break-in at the BEMC Hickman's Crossing substation in Calabash. Whoever broke in vandalized the substation, which resulted in a power outage. About 3,600 co-op members in the Calabash area were without power from 11:30 p.m. Tuesday to 12:20 a.m. Wednesday as a result. Full story...
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NC's electric cooperatives monitoring forecasts

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Ice accumulation can bring down power lines. If you see a downed power line, report it to your electric cooperative immediately, and never touch or drive over a downed line. Full story...
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Power outage left much of Brunswick Co. in cold

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On this cold Thursday morning, much of Brunswick County was without power. A Brunswick Electric Membership Cooperative spokesperson told WWAY power was out from Supply southward to the state line. Full story...
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