We are Hiring!

Accounting Analyst – for more information, view more about the position and apply at indeed.com. Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative is seeking an Accounting Analyst to join our team. Ideal candidates must have strong interpersonal communication skills, ability to provide reports concerning the financial operations of the cooperative, and analyze financial transactions, general ledger account activity, and financial statements. Education/Experience Requirements: JPEC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Qualified candidates should submit…

Overhead Power Line Safety

Paducah, KY – Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative wants to remind everyone that you should always be aware of the location of overhead power lines. Many workplace fatalities are caused by overhead power lines. Imagine how easy it is for us at home, who are not trained to avoid these obstacles, to run into danger! From cleaning the pool, to working at heights around the house, or using large equipment, all…

Notice of Proposed Adjustments to Retail Electric Rates

Any person may examine the rate application and related documents that Jackson Purchase has filed with the Commission at the utility’s principal office located at: Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation6525 US Highway 60 WPaducah, Kentucky 42001 Any person may also examine the rate application and related documents that Jackson Purchase has filed with the Commission on the Commission’s website at https://psc.ky.gov, or Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at…

Slow Down and Move Over

Paducah, KY – Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative wants to remind everyone that National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 17-21 to remind motorists to be careful around those men and women whose jobs put them along the roadways and into harm’s way. But not all work zones are for road repair. Kentucky’s electric cooperatives note that utility crews also work along the roadsides to build, repair and maintain the highway…

Notice for Filing Petition for JPEC 2024 Director Election

NOTICE FOR FILING PETITION FOR JACKSON PURCHASE ENERGY COOPERATIVE2024 DIRECTOR ELECTION Pursuant to Article IV, Section 4(b) of the bylaws of Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative (JPEC), I, Greg Grissom, President and CEO of the Cooperative, do hereby designate and authorize the following three (3) employees of the Cooperative to receive petitions from those Cooperative members in Districts 3, 6, 7, 8 seeking election to the Cooperative’s Board of Directors: 1.…

Tree Trimming Safety

March 1, 2024 Know the Risks of DIY Tree Trimming Trees add immeasurable value to your property but maintaining them comes with a cost. They need pruning, sometimes heavy trimming or removal. “We know hiring professionals to do some of these tasks goes against that independent streak some of our consumers have,” says Greg Grissom, president and CEO of Jackson Purchase Energy, “but trimming and removing trees can be dangerous…

Surge Protection

A power surge is an unexpected increase in voltage, and it can occur from a variety of sources. Regardless of the cause, power surges can cause damage to electronic devices and equipment in your home. See below for common causes of power surges and how you can protect your sensitive electronics: Lightning – When lightning strikes an electrical system, the excess current must be channeled somewhere––unfortunately in many cases, it’s…

Gambling with the Grid

The U.S. is phasing out reliable energy sources—just when we need them the most  IT’S A HIGH-STAKES GAMBLE, with America’s energy future on the line.  Like a poker player pushing all his chips into the center of the table, the Biden administration and several states are going “all in” on renewable energy, betting that technology will catch up by the time the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s pending zero-emissions mandate would…

Avoid Downed Power Line Danger After a Storm

After a storm, many think the dangers have gone when the snow or Ice stops falling—but sometimes danger can come during the storm recovery period. Keeping your distance from downed power lines, and knowing what to do if you see one, are the first steps when recovering from a storm safely. If you see a downed power line, which could be making contact with tree limbs, vehicles and puddles, always…

Tips for a Safe Holiday Season

Your friends at Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative want you to have a happy—and safe—holiday season. Here are some easy ways to ensure you deck your halls free from fires, falls and fears. When putting up outdoor lights, fasten them securely to trees, your house, walls, or another firm support. You want them to remain secure when it’s windy outside. But do not staple them or use nails that can damage…