Wake Forest Power News

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


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


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


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


From now through mid-September Wake Forest Power tree trimming crews will be trimming trees and removing several crape myrtles along Stadium Drive in preparation for the Stadium Drive Complete Street Project scheduled to begin in 2018.

Wake Forest Power crews will also be relocating...Read more


UPDATE - Power has been restored to all affected Wake Forest Power customers.

Approximately 600 Wake Forest Power customers who live in and around downtown Wake Forest are without power this morning after a tree branch fell across power lines in the vicinity of the South Main Street and...Read more


Weather permitting, the Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of South Main Street from Elm Avenue to South Avenue on Tuesday, May 23, from 8:30 a.m.-4 pm. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree trimming crews to trim tree limbs and branches around overhead...Read more


Wake Forest Power has been named a 2017 "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 third year in a row Wake Forest Power has earned the honor.

"Wake...Read more


Wake Forest Power is now offering Smart Thermostats to residential customers as a new way to save electricity, lower home energy bills and earn load management credits.

Through these new internet-connected thermostats, customers can manage their homes' heating and cooling systems...Read more


With weather forecasters calling for the possibility of frozen precipitation beginning overnight the Town of Wake Forest is preparing for the likelihood of a weekend of wintry weather.

Winter Storm Warning The National Weather Service...Read more



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