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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 30 municipalities in our service territory that utilize this state-of-the-art and highly efficient system. [...]

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. [...]

shovel-in-the-ground Landscaping Safety – Part 1: Primping your property without blocking the box

Mar 31, 2021 - If your landscaping plans include concealing electrical equipment such as utility boxes, meters, power poles or even power lines, FortisAlberta wants to ensure you do so safely. [...]

family-cooking Save Energy Tips for your holiday celebrations

Mar 15, 2021 - For many of us, the Passover and Easter holiday season are a time for preparing large meals for our families. This can also mean that it is a time for using a lot of energy in and around your home, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some t [...]

bullwheeltensioner FortisAlberta’s innovation helps rein in distribution stringing

Mar 11, 2021 - When it comes to stringing new wires onto poles, distribution utilities like FortisAlberta have traditionally pulled them directly off reels using friction brakes to help control potential galloping. However, friction brakes are not always [...]

truck snow Working in Area Advisory

Feb 11, 2021 - FortisAlberta customers want reliable electricity service. Part of this is building and maintaining our distribution system such that our facilities are easy to access and have integrity. As part of our regular maintenance program, it has b [...]

valentines candle Be My Energy Efficient Valentine!

Feb 8, 2021 - FortisAlberta recognizes that your typical romantic night for two may have become more complicated given the restrictions in place due to the pandemic. We have some great ideas to help you save energy and enjoy Valentine’s Day with all 3, 4 [...]

top employer FortisAlberta selected as Alberta Top 70 Employer

Jan 26, 2021 - We are excited to announce that FortisAlberta has been selected as an Alberta Top 70 Employer for 2021. The Alberta Top Employer award, which is part of the Canada's Top 100 Employers competition, is the largest editorial project of its kin [...]

scam image Warning to customers about telephone scam

Jan 11, 2021 - There have been reports from some customers who have received fraudulent phone calls from individuals claiming to be calling from Canadian Collective Services. These individuals advise that their call is in regards to a bad debt account tha [...]

roybrewin Watch how we help an irrigation customer power his day

Nov 17, 2020 - As the irrigation season wrapped up, we were fortunate to visit Roy Brewin in Taber to chat with him about the service we provide, his experience with FortisAlberta and learn a little bit more about the significant role irrigation plays in [...]

Fortis-Alberta-presentation-1000-x-750 FortisAlberta extends its safety culture to protect Albertans

Oct 14, 2020 - From the life-saving machines in hospital rooms to the sudden surge of people learning and working from home, the stakes have never been higher for keeping the power on. [...]

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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