The City of Calhoun’s Educational Solar Array is online and producing electricity. You can monitor the results here:
A partnership between Calhoun Utilities, Calhoun City Schools and the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) installed a Solar Array at the Calhoun’s Utilities offices – 700 West Line Street. On sunny days the 48 kW Array produces enough energy to power about 6 typical homes.
The Calhoun Electric Department has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association for its support in electric power restoration efforts in Abbeville, LA.
In October, Calhoun Electric Department sent crews to assist Abbeville, which suffered widespread outages as a result of Hurricane Delta.
Calhoun Electric Department participates in the American Public Power Association’s Mutual Aid Network, which coordinates with utilities and authorities during widespread power outages.
For more information on Calhoun Electric and its commitment to mutual aid, visit https://www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com/utilities/electric-department/ or https://PublicPower.org/MutualAid.
We are excited to announce that the Calhoun Recycling Center will reopen on Monday, May 4th. Proper precautions will be in place to ensure the public’s safety and the employee’s safety. Social distancing and all CDC recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19 will be required. Thank you for your patience during this trying time.
Governor Brian Kemp outlined plans in his Executive Order to allow some businesses to reopen under specific standards. Here is the link to the Governor’s Order:
Executive Order No. 04.20.20.01
Governor Brian Kemp announced the extension of the Statewide Shelter in Place through April 30, 2020 with all existing requirements in the original Order carried forward. Here is the link to the Governor’s Order:
2020 Executive Orders | Office of the Governor
Executive Order to Ensure a Safe & Healthy Georgia
Statewide Shelter In Place Executive Order Handout
For more information visit: https://gov.georgia.gov/
Contact COVID-19 hotline
The State of Georgia has a new COVID-19 hotline. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.
Hotline: (844) 442-2681
Georgia Department of Economic Development guidance
The Georgia Department of Economic Development is authorized to issue guidance to any business, corporation, organization, or industry trade group regarding its status as Critical Infrastructure.
Telephone: (404) 962-4000
For hearing impaired: 1-800-255-0056