Author: gina warren

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Many Columbia residents are without power from Sunday and Monday's storms. DREMC outage information is updated real-time on the website. Because of trees on lines, in many instances, crews are completely rebuilding infrastructure rather than making minor repairs,...

OUTAGE UPDATE: DREMC crews have made much progress overnight and throughout the day with power restoration to 16,000 members following Sunday’s severe storm. “Employees have worked tirelessly for nearly 24 hours to ensure member and employee safety while making repairs as quickly as possible,” says DREMC...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Sunday’s afternoon severe storm with damaging winds left a total of 19,000 DREMC members without power at the storm’s peak. Several broken poles, downed power lines, damaged transformers and weather heads plus numerous fallen trees were reported...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] May is National Electrical Safety Month Electricity plays a vital role in our lives, from powering home appliances and cellphones to keeping factories and hospitals running. While electricity is incredibly useful, it can also be dangerous. This is a...

Many words have been used to describe what we've experienced over the past several weeks, but no word is more powerful than 'together.' Because we are in this pandemic and early recovery stages together, DREMC has compiled a list of available resources to assist members...

Beginning at 8 a.m. on Thurs., April 16, DREMC will be updating part of its automated phone system used for checking account balances and paying bills. The update is expected to take up to four hours. During this time, please call your local DREMC office...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]DREMC is committed to caring for our members and providing safe, reliable electric service – especially today. We recognize the seriousness of the situation as we focus on keeping members and employees safe under the strict COVID-19...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation stopped disconnections of electric service for non-payment on March 19 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “These actions were taken in recognition of the financial hardships some members may face due to the coronavirus outbreak. We understand electricity is essential for the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]DREMC Members: At the current time, the world in which we live is filled with uncertainty. With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), breaking news and announcements have been coming at us at an accelerated rate. Life...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) officials have been closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation and want to assure everyone that proactive, protective measures are in place to further care for the health and safety of our members, employees and community. As a result, DREMC...