Backwards Day!

January 31, 2018 marks Backwards Day! Today is the day to do everything backwards. Have breakfast for dinner, eat dessert first, or try walking backwards! Did you know... that penguins cannot walk backwards? To learn more about backwards day, click here.

No Power? No Problem!

During a power outage you can be left without heating, lighting, or running water. You can lessen the impact of a power outage by taking the time to prepare in advance. Give yourself peace of mind during any storm by ordering a GenerLink. With GenerLink, using your portable generator during a power outage is EASY and SAFE. It eliminates the hassle of running multiple extension cords, or hiring an electrician to install a transfer switch. For a list of compatible generators, more information or to ORDER a GenerLink, please contact our office: 780-349-3655. https://www.wildroserea.com/generlink

Compliment Day!

January 24, 2018 marks Compliment Day. Compliments are FREE and easy to give or receive. Reach out to someone today, and give them a compliment!

WRREA 2018 Scholarship

Are you currently pursuing post secondary education? The Wild Rose REA Ltd. Scholarship might be for you! This scholarship was established in 2013 by Wild Rose REA Ltd. It was created to recognize the academic accomplishments of children of Wild Rose REA Ltd. members and to assist and encourage further education for the betterment of the community. Scholarships of $500.00 are granted annually. Applications are available online and from our office. For more information call: 780-349-3655. https://www.wildroserea.com/scholarships-awards

Space Heater Consumption

Have you ever wondered how much power your space heater really uses? By using this simple formula, you can calculate the approximate consumption of your space heater. Watts / 1000 x Hours x Days in Month= kWh 1500 / 1000 x 24 x 31 = 1116 kWh

Ditch New Year's Resolution Day

Did you know...January 17, 2018 marks Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day? Instead of ditching your resolutions today, use it as an opportunity to stick to them and reduce your energy consumption! Start with something simple like making a conscience effort to turn the lights off when you leave the room!

Energy Saving Tips

It's the little things that matter. Making minor adjustments can make huge improvements over time when it comes to reducing your energy consumption. - Turning the temperature of your home down slightly at night - Wear warmer clothes instead of turning the home’s thermostat up. - Close and lock all windows during the winter. The weather-stripping on windows works better when the windows are closed tight.

Clamp Down on VAMPIRE Power!

Did you know that electronics left on standby mode still use electricity? (This is known as vampire power). Clamp down on "vampire" power usage by turning off electronics when they are not in use. Another option is to plug electronics into a power bar, and switch off the power bar when they are not in use.

Power Outage RESTORED- East of Westlock

**Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations. ** We are currently experiencing a power outage north east of Westlock that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 59-26, 60-24, 60-25, 61-25. We appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Power Outage- East of Westlock

We are currently experiencing a power outage north east of Westlock that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 59-26, 60-24, 60-25, 61-25. We appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Its Static ELECTRICITY Day!

January 9 is Static Electricity Day a day to honor this unexpected, mostly unpleasant, and sometimes hair rising phenomenon. Static electricity is something that all Canadians can say they have experienced! It occurs due to an accumulation of positive electric charges on an object's surface....ZAP! Did You Know…that lightning is a natural example of when sparks are discharged due to the buildup of static electricity?

Power Outage RESTORED- North East of Dapp

**Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations** We are currently experiencing a power outage north east of Dapp that is affecting Members within the LSD's of 62-25, 62-24 & 61-25. We appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

2018 Distribution Tariff Frozen!

We are pleased to announce that there will be no increase to the 2018 Wild Rose REA Distribution Tariff. This is the second year in a row without an increase to the distribution tariff!

CUT Your Energy COSTS

Make changes in your daily life to cut down on energy usage Turn the heat down when your not home. Turn off the light when you leave the room. Take a shorter shower. Did you know... that you can reduce consumption by using a lid while cooking by 15%!

December 2017 Statements

December's statements have been emailed and mailed. Current charges are due by the 20th of each month to avoid penalty. Please allow sufficient time for your payment to reach our office.

Did you know...its Trivia Day!

January 4, 2018 marks trivia day! Trivia day celebrates information of little value and the individuals who not only remember these bits and pieces of useless information but also enjoy sharing them with others. Celebrate trivia day by having a conversation with family and friends starting with "Did you know..?!" Did You Know……that solar energy has been harvested by plants organically since the beginning of life!

Tips for a WARM 2018!

January is typically one of the coldest months of the year. Keep your home COZY and WARM, by following the below tips! Install weatherstripping around windows and doors to stop cold winter drafts. Use extra blankets in the living room, throw on a sweater or a pair of socks before turning the heat up if you feel cold in the morning. Open the curtains and let in natural warmth with the sun! Install a smart thermostat and program a heat schedule that works for your household.

Happy New Year!

Wishing a Happy and Healthy New Year to all of our Members! Our office will be closed on Monday January 2, 2018 and will re-open at 8:00 AM on Tuesday January 3, 2018.

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