Wake Forest Power News

Wake Forest & Kino Mountain win prestigious video production awards 

The Town of Wake Forest and Kino Mountain Productions are two-time winners in the 2018 Telly Awards. The 39th Annual Telly Awards recognized Wake Forest and Kino Mountain as “Bronze” Telly Award winners for their Parks, Recreation & Cultural... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:48:00 PM

Wake Forest set to host national competition showcasing talents of electric lineworkers 

Hundreds of lineworkers from public power utilities across the country will gather in Wake Forest this Saturday, April 28, for the 2018 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo. During the rodeo, participants will demonstrate how quickly and safely they can... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Monday, April 23, 2018 11:08:00 AM

Power outage affecting area along South Main Street 

Approximately 30 Wake Forest Power customers who live in the vicinity of South Main Street, between Ligon Mill Road and Rogers Road, are without power this morning after a UPS truck struck a transformer box along the 200 block of Alberbury Commons... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Wednesday, April 4, 2018 10:56:00 AM

Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo April 28 

The Town of Wake Forest is partnering with the American Public Power Association (APPA), ElectriCities of NC and the North Carolina Association of Municipal Electric Systems (NCAMES) to host the 2018 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo. The event is... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, April 3, 2018 7:39:00 AM

Wake Forest Power recognized for reliable electric service 

Wake Forest Power has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2017. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (www.PublicPower.org), a trade group that represents more than 2,000... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, March 27, 2018 7:27:00 AM

Wake Forest Power named 2018 “Tree Line USA”  

Wake Forest Power has been named a 2018 "Tree Line USA” utility by the National Arbor Day Foundation. The award acknowledges Wake Forest Power’s commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care. This marks the fourth year in a row Wake Forest ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Monday, February 19, 2018 2:34:00 PM

“Customer’s Guide to Wake Forest Power” now available 

Wake Forest Power has a special gift for its customers - just in time for the holiday season. Last week the Town of Wake Forest’s electric utility began mailing the new Customer’s Guide to Wake Forest Power to over 6,500 residential and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Monday, December 11, 2017 10:47:00 AM

Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo coming to Wake Forest in April 2018 

The American Public Power Association (APPA) has chosen Wake Forest as the site of the 2018 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo. The event will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 8 a.m. on property just north of Wake Forest’s Holding Village at... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Wednesday, November 8, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Power outage affecting portions of Wake Forest 

Over 1,000 Wake Forest Power customers who live in and around downtown Wake Forest are without power this afternoon after a squirrel came in to contact with a transformer. Affected areas include portions of Elm Avenue, Holding Ridge Subdivision,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:27:00 PM

Wake Forest Power unveils new video series 

Wake Forest Power is celebrating Public Power Week this week by releasing a new series of videos that highlights the efforts of electric utility employees. Entitled “The People Behind Wake Forest Power,” the four-part series features Tree... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, October 3, 2017 7:55:00 AM

Celebrate Public Power Week Oct. 1-7 

The Town of Wake Forest and Wake Forest Power are joining more than 2,000 not-for-profit utilities in celebrating Public Power Week Oct. 1-7. As part of this annual week-long celebration, the Town and Wake Forest Power will offer several special... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:25:00 AM

Wake Forest Power crews to assist with Hurricane Irma power restoration efforts in Florida 

As part of its long-standing tradition of assisting other public power communities during large-scale power outages, Wake Forest Power is sending 12 linemen and support personnel to Lakeland, FL to help with power restoration efforts after Hurricane ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, September 12, 2017 8:03:00 AM

Tree trimming and removal underway along Stadium Drive 

From now through mid-September Wake Forest Power tree trimming crews will be trimming trees and removing several crape myrtles along Stadium Drive in preparation for the Stadium Drive Complete Street Project scheduled to begin in 2018. Wake... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, August 29, 2017 11:23:00 AM

Power Outage Affecting Portions of Wake Forest 

UPDATE - Power has been restored to all affected Wake Forest Power customers. Approximately 600 Wake Forest Power customers who live in and around downtown Wake Forest are without power this morning after a tree branch fell across power lines in... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:36:00 AM

Traffic Alert - South Main Street 

Weather permitting, the Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of South Main Street from Elm Avenue to South Avenue on Tuesday, May 23, from 8:30 a.m.-4 pm. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree trimming crews... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Monday, May 22, 2017 11:17:00 AM
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