Wake Forest Power News

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

Wake Forest Power Named 2017 “Tree Line USA” Utility 

Wake Forest Power has been named a 2017 "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 third year in a row Wake Forest... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, April 18, 2017 8:47:00 AM

Wake Forest Power Now Offering Free Smart Thermostats to Residential Customers 

Wake Forest Power is now offering Smart Thermostats to residential customers as a new way to save electricity, lower home energy bills and earn load management credits. Through these new internet-connected thermostats, customers can manage their... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:52:00 PM

Wake Forest Preparing for Wintry Weather, PRCR Cancels Weekend Activities 

With weather forecasters calling for the possibility of frozen precipitation beginning overnight the Town of Wake Forest is preparing for the likelihood of a weekend of wintry weather. Winter Storm Warning The National Weather Service has... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Friday, January 6, 2017 8:49:00 AM

Wake Forest Prepared for Possibly Wintry Weather 

With weather forecasters calling for the possibility of frozen precipitation this weekend the Town of Wake Forest is fully prepared should wintry weather affect our community. Wake Forest has 28 tons of sand/salt mix supply available, if needed,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Thursday, January 5, 2017 7:53:00 AM

Wake Forest Power Continues Electric Meter Change Out 

Wake Forest Power is in the second year of a three-year project aimed at upgrading the electric meters for all its residential and commercial customers. The project, which began in late 2015 and will continue into 2018, entails Wake Forest Power... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, January 3, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Wake Forest Power Launches New Outage Management System 

Wake Forest Power is making it easier for customers to report electric outages and stay informed about power interruptions in their area through a new Outage Management System (OMS). The highlight of the initiative is a new automated outage... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Wednesday, December 7, 2016 8:39:00 AM

Wake Forest Power Prepares to Launch New Outage Management System 

Beginning Dec. 1, Wake Forest Power will be making it easier for customers to report electric outages and stay informed about power interruptions in their area through a new Outage Management System (OMS). The highlight of the initiative will be... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Thursday, November 3, 2016 4:17:00 PM

Celebrate Public Power Week Oct. 2-8 

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. 2-8. As part of this annual week-long celebration, the town and Wake Forest Power will offer several special... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Monday, September 19, 2016 1:27:00 PM

Wake Forest Power Lowers Electric Rates 

Wake Forest Power customers will have lower electric rates starting Sept. 1 when a new rate schedule takes effect. The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners approved the new rates during its regular monthly meeting on Aug. 16. The updated rate... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:53:00 AM
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