Honors and Awards


Walton EMC AwardsWhile customer care excellence is our greatest reward, Walton EMC is regularly recognized by others for its exceptional service, skilled employees and community caring. Here are a few of our most recent honors and awards - achievements we share with every customer-owner of the cooperative.

 

    • JD Power and Associates: We ranked highest in customer satisfaction for residential natural gas service three years in a row and highest in customer satisfaction among midsize utilities in the South for 2014.
    • Best Electric Company:
      Walton Tribune readers have selected Walton EMC as "Best Electric Company" in the Tribune's Readers' Choice Poll every year since its inception.
    • Excellence in Communication:
      Walton EMC has received more than 60 industry awards for exhibiting excellence in its website, newsletter, news releases, annual reports, social media, photography and more.
    • Golden Backhoe/Lester Feathers Awards:
      Our line technicians who install underground wiring have been recognized several times as being the best in the state at preventing damage by avoiding inadvertent cuts to underground utilities.
    • Georgia Lineman's Rodeo
      Our line technicians turn in impressive performances at this event year after year, including many first place individual event showings and top overall apprentice.
    • International Lineman's Rodeo
      One of our apprentice line technicians won the event and was named world champion apprentice.
    • EMC of the Year
      Walton EMC was recognized as EMC of the Year by our statewide trade association for our community involvement and volunteerism.