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Streamlining small microgeneration interconnection requests to enhance customer experience and operational efficiency

Jun 7, 2024 - To be more responsive to the increased volume of interconnection requests, FortisAlberta recently launched a new application called PowerClerk. The app will simplify the submission process, ensuring application accuracy, completeness, and adherence to the Alberta Utility Commission regulation requirement for a 14-day review and response. [...]

FortisAlberta supports the Town of Viking with the launch of their new raw water pumping station

Jun 5, 2024 - Employees from FortisAlberta recently attended a ribbon cutting event in the Town of Viking as the Town unveiled their new seasonal raw water pumping station. The completion of this project involved many FortisAlberta employees and departme [...]

April is Safe Digging Month

Apr 2, 2024 - April is Safe Digging Month and we’d like to remind Albertans to be safe before you start to dig, construct, farm, haul or landscape. If you plan to dig, you must locate any buried facilities such as utilities and pipelines by requesting a [...]

Another wild winter: A closer look at grid alerts

Mar 5, 2024 - As Alberta hit record-setting low temperatures this winter, many customers had questions about Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) grid alerts and what their impacts might be. Grid alerts are just one of the tools that the AESO uses to [...]

Hard at work, whatever the weather: The role our Forestry team plays in keeping your lights on

Mar 5, 2024 - Our Forestry department plays a crucial role in maintaining 129,000 kilometres of power line throughout the year. In warmer months, brushing, mulching and line patrols ensure we uphold the high standard of reliable service you’ve come to ex [...]

We're creating a safer system for you and the places you call home

Feb 23, 2024 - In the aftermath of the fires, flooding and severe weather that caused so much damage to Alberta communities in 2023, our focus on the safety of Albertans and habitat preservation across our service territory is more important than ever. W [...]

Grants and Sponsorships to support your community

Feb 9, 2024 - Are you organizing an environmental or energy-saving project? At FortisAlberta, we invest in the communities where our customers live, work and play. Whether you’re looking to retrofit lights in your community hall or plant a garden at the [...]

FCC_DA_Article Image (sized for the blog) The FortisAlberta Distributed Automation System

Feb 7, 2024 - With the recent Distribution Automation (DA) system completions of Barrhead, Claresholm, Didsbury and Westlock systems, FortisAlberta is proud to announce that as of the end of 2023, we will have reached 38 municipalities in our service ter [...]

Spreading the joy of the holiday season

Nov 17, 2023 - Whether it’s a beloved Santa Clause parade or an annual pond hockey tournament, communities across Alberta celebrate the holidays with unique traditions that are special to them. Our employees are local to the areas we serve, so when it com [...]

Understanding your electricity bill

Aug 18, 2023 - FortisAlberta’s role is to deliver electricity to your home, farm or business. We do not own or operate generation or transmission assets and are not involved in the direct sale of electricity. We do own, operate and maintain more than one [...]

$45,000 to boost naturalization and tree planting efforts in Alberta communities

Jul 11, 2023 - At FortisAlberta, we know that building strong communities is essential to creating a sustainable future for all Albertans, and environmental efforts are an important part of that vision. That’s why this year, we awarded 18 municipalities w [...]

A summer of community when community mattered most

Jun 26, 2023 - Before fall kicks into high gear, we’d like to take a moment to remember the summer of 2023 in Alberta (with all the winters we seem to get here throughout the year, we need to squeeze every drop out of our warmer months!) For us, supporti [...]

FortisAlberta receives Electricity Canada recognition for our Coaldale net zero building

Jun 26, 2023 - FortisAlberta receives Electricity Canada recognition for our Coaldale net zero building. The award celebrates transformational innovations in how electricity is produced, delivered, and consumed, and highlights transformational progress i [...]

A Commitment Spanning Generations: Bringing power to farms, homes and businesses in Alberta since 1909

Jun 23, 2023 - We’ve been known as FortisAlberta for almost 20 years, but our company roots go back more than 100 years where, as Calgary Power, we helped bring electricity to communities across Alberta. [...]

UN Image Contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

May 12, 2023 - FortisAlberta directly contributes to 11 of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development goals. These goals are guiding principles for our work in Alberta, recognizing that tackling climate change goes hand-in-hand with strategies that im [...]

EDA Xperience Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) partnership recognition

Apr 20, 2023 - FortisAlberta is honoured and humbled to be the first utility to have been presented with the Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) P3 of the Year award at their annual Xperience 2023 conference in Kananaskis this past week. [...]

Customer Care Centre Welcome to the FortisAlberta Customer Care Centre

Oct 25, 2022 - At FortisAlberta, we pride ourselves on customer service and our commitment to those we serve, and we focus on exploring the best possible solution to each unique challenge or opportunity. [...]

pole testing Pole Testing in your Neighbourhood

Sep 7, 2022 - So you notice an individual pounding a utility pole in your neighbourhood with a hammer. Now it looks like they’re digging it up and drilling holes into it! Any cause for concern? No – more than likely it’s all part of FortisAlberta’s main [...]

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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