Wake Forest Power News

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.

Also due to the...Read more

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

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 October 3-9. Although this year’s Energy Expo and other in-person customer appreciation activities have been canceled due to COVID-19, Wake Forest and WFP...Read more

09/15/2021

Wake Forest Power residential customers will see a slight increase in their electric rates when a new rate schedule takes effect September 1. It is Wake Forest Power’s first rate adjustment since a rate decrease in September 2016. Projected to cost the average customer approximately $5 a month,...Read more

08/20/2021

Wake Forest Power will close the portion of North Avenue from North Main Street to North Wingate Street on Tuesday, Aug. 10, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow crews to replace the utility pole at the corner of North Avenue and North College Street.

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08/06/2021

Starting Monday, Aug. 2, employees and visitors to the Wake Forest Town Hall and other Town facilities will be required to wear face masks or coverings - regardless of vaccination status.

“The resurgence in new cases of COVID-19 fueled by the delta variant has made it necessary for us to...Read more

07/30/2021

Town officials are monitoring the threat posed by Tropical Storm Elsa which could bring up to three inches of rain to our area.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for portions of central North Carolina, including Wake and Franklin counties,...Read more

07/07/2021

Wake Forest Power is embarking on converting the streetlight fixtures throughout its service territory from high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights to LED. Designed to meet sustainability, safety and security needs, the LED conversion of fixtures will occur over the next three fiscal years at a cost...Read more

06/14/2021

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