Sawnee EMC Enrolling Members in Smart Thermostat Program

(Cumming, April 20, 2017) - Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) wants to remind its members of their exciting “new” program, called “Smart Savers”, specifically designed for members who have a Wi-Fi enabled programmable thermostat(s). This program is once again open for enrollment. The Cooperative first launched the Smart Savers Program in the summer of 2016 and it received positive feedback from the participating members.

Sawnee’s Smart Savers Program is a money-saving demand response option that allows participating members to enroll their Wi-Fi enabled smart thermostat and receive an incentive for doing so.
Enrollment will remain open until June 16, 2017 and Sawnee EMC members can view information and enroll their thermostat(s) at Currently, Sawnee members with certain thermostats (e.g. Honeywell, Lux,, Radio Thermostat, Sensi and Ecobee models) can enroll them into the Smart Savers Program.

In addition, and new for 2017, the popular NEST thermostats will be consider an acceptable thermostat and allowed entry into the Smart Savers Program. Sawnee EMC members with a NEST thermostat should be able to enroll their thermostat(s) prior to May 1st.

All Wi-Fi enabled thermostats enrolled for the first time in Sawnee’s Smart Saver Program will receive a one-time rebate of $50 per enrolled thermostat. Additionally, members will receive on-going annual rebates for subsequent years that they remain enrolled in the program.

Sawnee EMC’s staff encourages its members to learn more about this exciting program for 2017 by visiting

About Sawnee EMC
Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Cumming, Georgia. Sawnee serves electricity to approximately 171,763 accounts in seven (7) counties of greater north Georgia. Sawnee’s assets exceed $642 million, with energy sales of 3.37 billion kWh and annual revenue of $313 million.

With a team of approximately 322 dedicated professionals and over 10,896 miles of distribution line, Sawnee stands ready at all times to meet the needs of its members/owners.

SEMC strives daily to live up to their motto…

“At Sawnee EMC, We’re More Than Electricity, We’re Service”.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.