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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 [...]

stars-2016-image FortisAlberta renews its partnership with STARS

Nov 25, 2016 - FortisAlberta announced the renewal of its partnership with STARS with a donation of $400,000 over the next five years, bringing our total contribution to more than 1.7 million dollars. This will also mark a twenty year partnership, making [...]

playground-hc Holy Spirit School celebrates new playground

Nov 16, 2016 - On Nov. 9, Ken Rakai, our Area Foreman in Cochrane was invited to Holy Spirit School to celebrate the grand opening of their new playground! Holy Spirit School was one of the lucky recipients of FortisAlberta’s $2,500 Safety Star grants an [...]

Energy Hog October is Energy Awareness Month – enter our ‘Energy Hog’ contest!

Sep 30, 2016 - October is National Energy Awareness month and we want to help you save energy. Tell us what you’ll be doing this month to conserve energy, and help the environment, and you’ll be entered in weekly draws for a chance to win energy efficienc [...]

hawk-rescue-sept PLTs’ compassion and creativity help save young hawk

Sep 8, 2016 - Earlier this summer, two of our Power Line Technicians, Jon and Zach, were responding to a power outage in Taber when they discovered the cause: Ferruginous hawks had built a nest within a transformer bank and must have contacted energized [...]

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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