Wake Forest Power News

In accordance with Gov. Roy Cooper's recommendation, effective Sunday, March 15, all Town of Wake Forest-sponsored events and activities with an expected attendance of 100 or more are canceled or postponed at least through Thursday, April 30. These events include (but are not limited to) the...Read more

03/13/2020

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of South Main Street/US 1A from West Holding Avenue to East Holding Avenue on Friday, March 13, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to...Read more

03/10/2020

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

12/12/2019

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

12/11/2019

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

11/04/2019

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

11/01/2019

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

09/19/2019

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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09/11/2019

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

07/03/2019

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

05/28/2019

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