Wake Forest Power News

The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce that Tree Trimming Technician I Christopher Williamson has successfully completed the certified arborist examination administered by the local chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).

Williamson earned ISA Certified...Read more


Weather permitting, Wake Forest Power tree crews will close the southbound lane of South Main Street between West Sycamore Avenue and West Vernon Avenue Wednesday, April 3, from 9-11 a.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to remove a maple tree that is causing a sight...Read more


UPDATE: Power has been restored to most of the customers affected by this evening's outage. All others will have their power restored within the next few minutes. The cause was a faulty transformer which has been replaced.

Approximately 500 Wake Forest Power customers who live...Read more


Weather permitting, Wake Forest Power tree crews will begin removing seven large oak trees along a portion of Shearon Farms Avenue between US 1/Capital Boulevard and Clover Bank Street later this week.

The removal of the trees is necessary to avoid future damage to a new sidewalk...Read more


Wake Forest Power offers a payment option that allows residential customers to pay for electricity in advance. Known as Wake Forest Pre-Pay Power, the initiative utilizes advanced metering technology that also enables customers to more closely monitor their energy usage.

Under the Pre-Pay...Read more


Wake Forest Power has initiated a project to upgrade the load management switches for all participating residential customers. The initiative will require technicians to replace nearly 1,000 switches throughout Wake Forest Power service territory over the next several months.

Wake Forest...Read more


Drivers should expect delays along North Avenue today from 9 a.m. to noon.

Wake Forest Power will close the portion of North Avenue from North Wingate Street to North Main Street. The closure is necessary to allow crews to begin the process of removing the overhead utility lines and...Read more


Wake Forest Power is selling commemorative T-shirts for $10 each to raise money for the H.O.P.E. program. Available in a variety of adult sizes, the T-shirts prominently display the Wake Forest Power logo on the front.

T-shirts may be ordered and purchased online via credit card at...Read more


Wake Forest Power is now utilizing Facebook to expand its outreach and communications efforts.

According to Public Works Director Magda Holloway, the popular social media site offers an effective means of communicating directly with Wake Forest Power customers concerning the utility's...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. 7-13. As part of this annual week-long celebration, the Town and Wake Forest Power will offer several special events and activities:

Kids' Poster Contest...Read more


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