“Myself, along with our board of directors and our dedicated employees, have gotten this company back to a clean slate, which was my original goal when I was first named president and CEO,” Nelson said.
Nelson started with Cobb EMC on a construction crew, the company said.
With Nelson as CEO and after a new board of directors was elected — Cobb EMC management at one point was accused of influencing elections — Nelson helped order up a multi-year assessment of the company.
Thompson said the company’s board of directors has started looking Nelson’s replacement and “hope to introduce a new CEO” in early 2018.
Brand new solar farm went online in South Georgia and that power is already being delivered to substations like Cobb EMC, which has tripled solar energy use.