Wake Forest Power News

Approximately 30 Wake Forest Power customers who live in the vicinity of South Main Street, between Ligon Mill Road and Rogers Road, are without power this morning after a UPS truck struck a transformer box along the 200 block of Alberbury Commons Court.

There are no reported injuries...Read more

04/04/2018

The Town of Wake Forest is partnering with the American Public Power Association (APPA), ElectriCities of NC and the North Carolina Association of Municipal Electric Systems (NCAMES) to host the 2018 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, and will take...Read more

04/03/2018

Wake Forest Power has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2017. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (www.PublicPower.org), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities....Read more

03/27/2018

Wake Forest Power has been named a 2018 "Tree Line USA" utility by the National Arbor Day Foundation. The award acknowledges Wake Forest Power's commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care.

This marks the fourth year in a row Wake Forest Power has earned the honor.

"Wake...Read more

02/19/2018

Wake Forest Power has a special gift for its customers - just in time for the holiday season.

Last week the Town of Wake Forest's electric utility began mailing the new Customer's Guide to Wake Forest Power...Read more

12/11/2017

The American Public Power Association (APPA) has chosen Wake Forest as the site of the 2018 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo. The event will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 8 a.m. on property just north of Wake Forest's Holding Village at the end of South Franklin Street.

On...Read more

11/08/2017

Over 1,000 Wake Forest Power customers who live in and around downtown Wake Forest are without power this afternoon after a squirrel came in to contact with a transformer.

Affected areas include portions of Elm Avenue, Holding Ridge Subdivision, Pineview Estates Subdivision, South Main...Read more

10/28/2017

Wake Forest Power is celebrating Public Power Week this week by releasing a new series of videos that highlights the efforts of electric utility employees.

Entitled "The People Behind Wake Forest Power," the four-part series features Tree Trimming Supervisor Jimmie Kearney, Electric...Read more

10/03/2017

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

Public Power Week...Read more

09/19/2017

As part of its long-standing tradition of assisting other public power communities during large-scale power outages, Wake Forest Power is sending 12 linemen and support personnel to Lakeland, FL to help with power restoration efforts after Hurricane Irma.

The crews, which left for...Read more

09/12/2017

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