Wake Forest Power News

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily close the portion of East Chestnut Avenue from Mill Street to Brewer Avenue Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches around overhead power lines....Read more


Wake Forest Power will close the portion of Wingate Street from Stadium Drive/North Avenue to Durham Road/NC 98/South Avenue Thursday, Dec. 12, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow crews to finish constructing a power line along Wingate Street that will feed a...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of Rock Spring Road from West Pine Avenue to the entrance to the Wake Forest High School (WFHS) parking deck Thursday-Friday, Nov. 7-8, from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each day. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews...Read more


Wake Forest Power has scheduled a brief power outage Monday evening that will affect approximately 150 customers in the vicinity of South Franklin Street.

The planned outage is scheduled from 8-9 p.m. Electricity will be turned off, so crews safely finish installing and energizing...Read more


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. 6-12. As part of this annual week-long celebration, the Town and Wake Forest Power will offer several special events and activities:

Kids’...Read more


Wake Forest Power tree crews will close the southbound lane of North Main Street from West Cedar Avenue to West Juniper Avenue Thursday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to remove a declining maple tree out of concern for public safety.

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The power outage currently affecting downtown Wake Forest is temporary. Crews had to drop the circuit that feeds downtown in order to safely remove damaged wire along North Main Street. The outage is expected to last no more than 30 minutes.Read more


Wake Forest Power Lineman Hugo Mier was the first-place overall winner at the 2019 NC Association of Municipal Electric Systems (NCAMES) Lineman’s Rodeo held May 16 in Fayetteville, NC.

Mier, along with Wake Forest Power lineman Joe Shearin competed against over 25 other linemen in the...Read more


The portion of West Sycamore Avenue from South Main Street/US 1A to South Wingate Street is closed due to a single vehicle accident.

At approximately 7:30 pm, a vehicle veered off the road before striking and breaking a utility pole (see attached photos) resulting in power outages for...Read more


Drivers should expect delays in the vicinity of North Avenue Wednesday, April 24, between 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Wake Forest Power will close the portion of North Avenue from North College Street to North Wingate Street to allow crews to install utility lines underground.

Detour signs and...Read more



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