Energy Saving Tips

The days are long and full of sunshine! Take advantage of the extra sunlight by opening your curtains to warm your home and provide extra lighting for FREE!

Click before you DIG!

Are you planning on building a new fence this summer? Make sure you know your responsibilities before you dig. Contact Alberta One-Call to request that the buried utilities on your property be located and marked at least two full working days before you plan to dig. www.albertaonecall.com 1-800-242-3447 For information on secondary line locates, please contact our office at 780-349-3655.

Moving Anything?

If the total height of your load on an unpaved road exceeds 4.2 meters, or 5.3 meters on a numbered highway or paved road, it is considered a high load. Please contact Wild Rose REA Ltd. to arrange the escort of the load through a planned route within the REA service area. Wild Rose REA Ltd. requires a minimum of 5 working days notice to schedule a high load.

PPO July 26, 2017

On Wednesday July 26, 2017 there will be a planned power outage (PPO). This PPO will affect approximately 8 Members between 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM within sections 4, 5 & 6 of 59-04-W5.

Power Outage RESTORED- Fawcett Area

**Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations.** We are currently experiencing a power outage north of Fawcett that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 65-01, 65-26, 65-27, 66-01, 66-26 & 66-27.  We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work to restore power.

Power Outage- Fawcett Area

We are currently experiencing a power outage north of Fawcett that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 65-01, 65-26, 65-27, 66-01, 66-26 & 66-27. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work to restore power.

Power Outage- RESTORED

**Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations.** We are currently experiencing a power outage north west of Westlock that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 60-01 & 60-27. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work to restore power.

Power Outage July 24, 2017

We are currently experiencing a power outage north west of Westlock that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 60-01 & 60-27. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work to restore power.

Vegetation Management

If you have any questions or if you see vegetation close to an overhead power line, please help us by calling our office @ 780-349-3655 during regular business hours or, the 24 Hour Emergency Call Center @ 1-877-749-3655 with the land location and details of the problem area along with contact information where you can be reached. With safety in mind, under no circumstances should you try to remove the vegetation yourself.

Power Outage Restored- Barrhead Area

**Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations. ** We are currently experiencing a power outage west of Barrhead that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 57-04, 57-05, 58-04, 58-05, 59-4, 59-05, 59-06. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work to restore power.

Power Outage- Barrhead Area

We are currently experiencing a power outage west of Barrhead that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 57-04, 57-05, 58-04, 58-05, 59-4, 59-05, 59-06. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work to restore power.

Alberta Agriculture

Click below to view the latest news from Alberta Agriculture. http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/agnw?opendocument

Energy Saving Tips

SET IT AND FORGET IT! Install a programmable thermostat and chose the right temperatures for your house while you are at work and at home!

PPO July 18, 2017

On Tuesday July 18, 2017 there will be a planned power outage (PPO). This PPO will affect approximately 13 Members between 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM within the LSD's of 60-03.

Updating Contact Information

If you have updated your email address, phone number or mailing address, please contact our office 780-349-3655. If we do not have accurate information, we will not be able to inform you of important details such as a planned power outage.

GenerLink

GenerLink is a product that makes connecting a generator easy and safe while providing homeowners the opportunity to run critical items in their homes during a power outage. It is only meant to run critical items in your home during an outage and not the whole house. With GenerLink, using your portable generator during a power outage is easy and safe! GenerLink eliminates the hassles of running multiple extension cords, or hiring an electrician to install a transfer switch. The device detects when a generator is operating and automatically disconnects from the utility grid, eliminating dangerous back feed.It is a five-inch device that is easily installed behind a customer’s electric meter by

72 Hours, IS YOUR FAMILY PREPARED?

If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. To learn how to be prepared for a range of emergencies, please see the following link for more detailed information. Get Prepared

Generate Your Own Electricity

WRREA can help you become a micro-generator and handles the entire process from start to finish. "Quote-Application-Installation-Connection" The process of installing a solar array allows Members to generate their own electricity! WRREA has preferred partners that have decades of experience installing "turn key" solar arrays for Members to ensure the process is seamless. ​ Micro-generation is the production of electricity on a small scale, using renewable and alternative energy sources, typically by solar or wind. Micro-generators receive a credit for energy produced that they do not consume which is exported back into the grid. The credit is calculated per kwh at the current regulated r

Access to Transformer Poles

In order to perform maintenance or emergency service work, our linemen require access to the transformer pole. If you have a lock on your gate, please allow the REA to put a lock on as well. Our linemen climb utility poles at all hours of the day, often in harsh weather conditions. Having safe and unobstructed access to a transformer pole is necessary for maintenance and emergency service work. Sharp objects like nails, tacks or staples for attaching signs, birdhouses or satellite dishes also pose a danger to our linemen. If a sharp object punctures a lineman’s glove or damages other safety equipment, our lineman’s lives are put in danger. The safety of the Member is also put at risk when pl

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