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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 maintenance program. Our wood poles are built and treated to last decades, but factors such as climate, location, wildlife and human interference can occasionally [...]

FortisAlberta Control Centre Welcome to the FortisAlberta Control Centre

Aug 11, 2022 - We maintain and monitor a complex distribution system to make sure every single customer receives the electrical power they need safely and reliably. We do this with the help of our centralized Control Centre, which is manned 24/7 in Airdri [...]

Ronald McDonald House Adding Magic to the Ronald McDonald House

Aug 10, 2022 - At the end of 2019, FortisAlberta gave a special donation to the Ronald McDonald House to fund an automated door for the Red Deer facility’s ‘Magic Room’. This room houses toys and gifts for sick kids who are staying at the house. [...]

Environment Grant 2022 2022 Environmental Grant Recipients

Jun 10, 2022 - This year we have awarded 15 communities with Community Naturalization and Tree Planting grants. Through these grants, FortisAlberta seeks to support our municipal customers with developing and improving environmentally friendly programs an [...]

Wildfire Mitigation Wildfire mitigation, prevention and our dedication to safety

May 3, 2022 - No matter where you reside in Alberta, at some point over the past few summers it is likely that smoke from wildfires burning in nearby provinces and states was a noticeable part of your day. [...]

FortisAlberta received electricity Canada’s Sustainable Electricity Company™ Designation FortisAlberta receives Electricity Canada Sustainable Electricity Company™ Designation

Apr 27, 2022 - On April 21, 2022, FortisAlberta was honoured to receive Electricity Canada’s Sustainable Electricity Company™ designation. At an event held in Airdrie, we were joined virtually by Michael Powell, Vice President of Government Relations at E [...]

what we do, where we fit in Alberta’s electricity industry and how our rates are set FortisAlberta’s role as your electric distribution utility: what we do, where we fit in Alberta’s electricity industry and how our rates are set

Apr 25, 2022 - From generation and transmission to distribution and retail. You might wonder where exactly FortisAlberta fits in. We are proud to deliver safe and reliable electricity to our customers’ homes, businesses and farms throughout Alberta. [...]

Service Estimator FortisAlberta Service Estimator

Apr 6, 2022 - The new FortisAlberta Service Estimator is a self-serve tool that allows current and prospective customers to quickly create a high-level estimate for new Farm, Irrigation, Residential and Small General/Commercial services. [...]

Top Employer - 2022 FortisAlberta recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers

Feb 10, 2022 - We are excited to be recognized as an Alberta’s Top 75 Employer in 2022. This is the second consecutive year we have been selected. [...]

FCC_DA_Article Image (sized for the blog) FortisAlberta Reaches Milestone with Distributed Automation System

Jan 11, 2022 - With the recent Distributed Automation (DA) system completions in Innisfail, as well as the finalization of our Coaldale and Rocky Mountain House systems, FortisAlberta is proud to announce that as of the end of 2021, we will have reached 3 [...]

Adam Demchuk Adam Demchuk receives CEA Lifesaving award

Jan 5, 2022 - On Dec. 6, 2021, FortisAlberta hosted an intimate event at its Calgary head office to recognize Adam Demchuk, Field Metering and Equipment Technologist as a recipient of a 2021 Lifesaving Award from the Canadian Electrical Association (CEA) [...]

Zamboni Electric Zamboni unveiling shines spotlight on sustainability initiatives and our commitment to community

Nov 26, 2021 - On Nov. 19, FortisAlberta, was honoured to have played a role in supporting the Leduc Recreation Centre by unveiling the new FortisAlberta sponsored electric Zamboni for the Centre. [...]

Holiday Campaign Spreading Joy and Showing Thanks This Holiday Season

Nov 22, 2021 - At FortisAlberta, we care about the people we serve and we care about the wellness of the communities we serve. We strive to be good neighbours and look for ways to power, and empower Albertans. [...]

Solar and poles We’re leading the way in Distributed Generation, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

Nov 16, 2021 - At FortisAlberta, service excellence is a core value. It is always our goal to serve our customers as efficiently, and as reliably as possible. And so, we are proud to announce an innovative new tool focused on improving communication and s [...]

Industry Leader Panel Event Janine Sullivan, President and CEO, joins panel discussion with industry leaders

May 27, 2021 - Janine Sullivan, FortisAlberta President and CEO, will join executive panelists in a Women+Power virtual event on June 16, 2021 to provide participants insight into the energy transition, the skills employees need to be successful and diver [...]

planting grants 2021 FortisAlberta donates more than $100,000 for environmental initiatives in Alberta

May 25, 2021 - At FortisAlberta, we believe in contributing to the well-being of the communities where our customers and employees live and work. Through our community investment program, we work to empower communities by supporting organizations that off [...]

powerlines sky First-of-its-kind High-Speed Internet Network Moves Ahead in Bragg Creek

May 20, 2021 - FortisAlberta has been working with Mage Communications, an Internet Service Provider (ISP), to mount their Small Connected Devices (SCD) to provide a new connectivity solution to Bragg Creek. This is the first full-scale application in a r [...]

bucket truck tree Landscaping Safety – Part 3: Trees that Please without Shocking Unease

May 13, 2021 - Spring is here and for many Albertans that means it’s time to maintain and beautify your yards. If your landscaping plans include planting or trimming trees, FortisAlberta wants to ensure you do so safely. [...]

farm-safety-2018 Farmers Reminded About Power Line Safety This Spring

May 7, 2021 - Last year, FortisAlberta farmers recorded 14 power line contacts with air seeders and sprayers and so far in 2021, there have been four contacts involving air seeders. [...]

bucket truck tree Landscaping Safety – Part 2: Rocks around the box

Apr 29, 2021 - If your landscaping plans include the placement of ornaments or large rocks near electrical equipment such as utility boxes, FortisAlberta wants to ensure you do so safely. [...]

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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