Wake Forest Power News

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

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of Durham Road in the vicinity of Oakwood Drive on Thursday, May 6, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches...Read more

05/05/2021

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Wait Avenue from Havisham Court to Traditions Grande Boulevard on Thursday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune...Read more

04/21/2021

The Town of Wake Forest has been named a 2020 Tree City USA and Tree Line USA award winner. This marks the 42nd year Wake Forest has earned the Tree City USA designation and the seventh year it has been recognized as a Tree Line USA.

The Tree City USA and Tree Line USA...Read more

04/12/2021

Less than a month after earning the Reliable Public Provider (RP3) Diamond Award from the American Public Power Association (APPA), Wake Forest Power (WFP) is again receiving national recognition - this time for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2020.

APPA is the national...Read more

04/07/2021

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