Wake Forest Power News

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily close the portion of Durham Road/NC 98 from South Wingate Street to Tyler Run Drive on Friday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches around overhead power...Read more

04/21/2022

***UPDATE: The utility pole was repaired and traffic flow restored just after 1:30 a.m.

Wake Forest Police are diverting traffic at these intersections following a single vehicle accident at North Main Street and North Avenue:

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03/09/2022
Approximately 50 Wake Forest Power customers in the North Forest Apartments are without power. The cause of the outage is a blown transformer. Electric crews are responding, and power is expected to be restored by 5 p.m. Wake Forest Power makes it easy for customers to report electric outages and...Read more
03/03/2022
Approximately 60 Wake Forest Power customers in downtown Wake Forest are without power. Affected streets include Yellow Poplar, South White Street, Old Magnolia, South Main Street, Silver Linden Lane and Old Ash Court. The cause of outage is not known. Electric crews are responding, and power is...Read more
02/16/2022

Wake Forest Power has scheduled a brief power outage Thursday morning, Feb. 10, that will affect approximately 150 customers in the vicinity of Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass and South Franklin Street.

The planned outage is scheduled from 6-7 a.m. Electricity will be turned off,...Read more

02/08/2022

The Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of East Chestnut Avenue from North Main Street to Elizabeth Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow tree crews to remove a tree that poses a danger to public safety and prune tree limbs and...Read more

01/31/2022

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.

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Wake County from late Saturday night through Sunday evening. Heavy mixed...Read more

01/14/2022

Approximately 80 Wake Forest Power customers in the vicinity of North Main Street and West Pine Avenue are without power.

The outage was caused by a fallen tree on power lines.

Electric crews are responding, and power is expected to be restored by 1 p.m.

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01/03/2022

The Town of Wake Forest is bolstering its communications outreach efforts by offering residents the opportunity to receive text messages about time-sensitive issues and matters of community interest, including police advisories, traffic alerts, holiday operations and special events.

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10/06/2021

The Town of Wake Forest and Wake Forest Power (WFP) are joining more than 2,000 not-for-profit utilities in celebrating Public Power Week this week. Although this year’s Energy Expo and other in-person customer appreciation activities have been canceled due to COVID-19, Wake Forest and WFP are...Read more

10/04/2021

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