Wake Forest Power News

***UPDATE - Power has been restored to all affected customers.

The information below was distributed at 7:14 a.m.

Wake Forest Power crews are responding to power outages affecting approximately 1,500 Wake Forest Power customers. The outages were caused by high winds and downed...Read more


***UPDATE - Power has been restored. Crews are attempting to determine the cause of today’s outage.

The following information was distributed at 8:31 a.m.

Wake Forest Power crews are responding to a power outage affecting approximately 350 Wake Forest Power customers in and around...Read more

***UPDATE - Power has been restored.

Approximately 300 Wake Forest Power customers in the vicinity of North Taylor Street and Wait Avenue are without power. The cause of the outage is a blown fuse. Crews are responding and power should be restored by 7 a.m. Additional information will be...Read more


Power has been restored. The cause was a faulty lightning arrester.

The information below was distributed today at 11 a.m.:

Approximately 110 Wake Forest Power customers in the vicinity of Unicon Drive are without power. Affected streets include Unicon Drive, Superior Drive, and...Read more


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 1-7. As part of this annual week-long celebration, the Town and Wake Forest Power will offer the following free events and activities:

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The second and final rate increase of the year for Wake Forest Power residential customers will take effect in September.

In March, confronted with spiraling equipment and materials costs and major supply chain issues following a string of mild winters, and facing a potential deficit of...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce that Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Aileen Staples has been promoted to Assistant Town Manager/CFO effective July 1, 2023.

As Assistant Town Manager/CFO, Staples will assist Town Manager Kip Padgett with a variety of Town priorities,...Read more


Beginning the week of July 24 and continuing into the week of July 31, the Town of Wake Forest will periodically reduce to one lane portions of South Main Street/US 1A daily from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closures are necessary to allow tree crews to safely trim tree limbs and branches around...Read more


Wake Forest Power has scheduled a brief power outage early Thursday morning, July 13, that will affect approximately 200 customers in the following neighborhoods: Heath Ridge Village, Franklin Street Townes, and Deacons Ridge.

The outage is scheduled from 5:30-6:30 a.m. Electricity will...Read more


Wake Forest Power crews are responding to power outages affecting the following businesses at Gateway Commons: Lowe’s Gas Station, Kiddie Academy of Wake Forest, Code Ninjas, and Complete Pet Care Animal Hospital.

The outages are due to a ruptured power line caused by a contractor...Read more



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