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Hoar frost 2016 Frosty morning causes outages in central Alberta

Nov 25, 2016 - Yesterday FortisAlberta experienced outages in the Central/Eastern part of our service territory as a result of heavy frost and galloping lines. Approximately 1,850 customers were without power in pockets off Hwy 13, east of Camrose and larger outages affected the Wainwright and Provost areas. ​ Approximately 60 Power Line Technicians were mobilized from other areas to assist with restoration, and [...]

lineman sunrise1 Momentary power interruptions on FortisAlberta’s system

Aug 1, 2016 - We understand that momentary interruptions can be disruptive, particularly when electronic equipment must be reset or restarted as a result. What is important to note, is that FortisAlberta’s system is designed to operate this way to preven [...]

surge-protector Three ways to protect your appliances during an outage

Nov 26, 2015 - Outages and disturbances to transmission and distribution facilities are expected in the normal course of operations. Customers are encouraged to protect all their electrical facilities and devices from outages and disturbances to transmiss [...]

Think Before You Dig

Think Before You Dig

Whether you’re gardening, planting a tree or putting up a fence, you can avoid a serious electrical incident by submitting a locate request.

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