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Welcome to French Broad Electric Membership Corporation. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of service to all of our members at a reasonable price. French Broad EMC is located in Western North Carolina and was formed in 1939. Since then, French Broad EMC has grown into a modern-day cooperative, with 21 substations, monitored via fiber optic cable, serving over 37,000 members in Madison County, Buncombe County, Yancey County and Mitchell County in North Carolina, as well as members in Unicoi County and Cocke County in Tennessee.

Our web site is here to provide our membership with updated information about their electric service and a convenient method for contacting us. We update the online version of our Electrifier Newsletter the first week of each month so check back at that time for the most up to date information. FBEMC now offers its members the options of paying online by eCheck or credit card, paying by phone via credit card or paying by automatic bank draft. To utilize these payment options simply click the "Pay My Bill" link on the left side of any of the pages on this site. If you would like to learn more about our NC GreenPower program please click on the NC GreenPower logo at the bottom of this page.

  • ** Madison County has identified High-Speed Internet as one of our most critical needs at this time. If you are a Madison County resident please take time to complete the following survey to help the county identify areas that lack high-speed Internet access. Broadband Survey **
  • FBEMC now offers a low interest loan program for high efficiency mini-split heat pumps!
  • If you are a FBEMC member contemplating the installation of a renewable energy system (Solar PV, Wind Turbine, Hydro Generator, etc.) at your home or business, please contact Sam Hutchins at our Marshall office. Making this a first step could help you avoid some possible pitfalls.

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The May Electrifier newsletter is now available to view online - 5/2/16
The right-of-way schedule has been updated - 5/11/16
We encourage Madison County residents/businesses to take this broadband survey - 4/18/16
Check out the new informational video we have posted about our mini-split heat pump program




In the event of a power outage please call the numbers below corresponding to the area in which you are located:
- Madison (828)649-2051
- Mitchell (828)688-4815
- TN, Madison (800)222-6190
- Yancey (828)682-6121
After 4:30PM:
- Madison (828)649-2051
- Mitchell, Yancey (828)682-6121
- TN, Madison (800)222-6190


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