Honors & Awards
While 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.
- Top 25 Electric Co-op List
A new study by the Energy Information Agency of the U.S. Department of Energy shows that Walton EMC is among the 25 largest electric cooperatives in the country.
- Best Electric Company
Walton Tribune readers have selected Walton EMC as "Best Electric Company" in the Walton Tribune Readers' Choice poll for the past 8 years.
- Excellence in Communications
Our communicators are recognized year in and year out for their innovation and skill in keeping you informed.
- Golden Backhoe/Lester Feathers Award
Line technicians who install underground electric cable for Walton EMC are the best in Georgia at preventing utility outages and accidents.
- EMC Security Gains in National Ranking
EMC Security, a provider of residential and commercial security services and residential home technology, moved from 74th to 54th in total sales volume among the top 100 security firms in the nation as ranked by Security Distributing & Marketing (SDM), a security industry publication.
- Georgia Linemen's Rodeo Placers
Walton EMC line technicians made an impressive showing at the Georgia Lineman's Rodeo in Perry.
- World Champion Apprentice Line Technician
Ryan West won the International Linemans Rodeo in Kansas City to become the best at his craft.
- Business of the Year
Walton EMC is named the Business of the Year by the Walton County Chamber of Commerce.
- Samaritan Business Award
Walton EMC is the first recipient of the Samaritan Business Ethics Award by Covenant Counseling and Family Resource Center and the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.
- Cooperative of the Year
At a joint energy conference attended by 150 electric cooperatives from across the nation, Wal-Mart recognized Walton EMC as the National Cooperative of the Year.