Click before you DIG!

There may be snow on the ground still, but that doesn't mean you can't think about your spring projects. Are you planning on planting trees, putting in a new garden, or a fence this spring? 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. https://www.wildroserea.com/high-loads-

Spring Energy Saving Tips

Spring is the perfect time to think ahead to the warmer weather and how you can prepare. Following the tips below can help you reduce your energy consumption this spring; Switch the direction of your ceiling fan. In the winter, your ceiling fans should be rotating clockwise on low speed to distribute the rising warm air around the room. In the spring, the fan should turn counter-clockwise to force air down into the room to help cool its occupants. Clean off your refrigerator coils. As the weather warms and your pets start to shed, more hair will collect on the coils making the refrigerator work harder. A long-handled brush is perfect for cleaning coils on the bottom or back of the refrigerat

Cook Outside- Lower Your Consumption

Spring is finally here, and with spring comes warmer weather and the desire to spend more time outside. Take advantage of these temperatures and cook outside on your grill/ BBQ to reduce your home's energy consumption, by not having to cook in your kitchen!

PPO- March 22, 2019

On Friday March 22, 2019 there will be three planned power outages (PPOs) The first PPO will affect Members in the Fawcett and Jarvie area between 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM within the following LSD's: 01-05, 08-12, 13-17, 20-24, & 27-29 of 63-01; 03-06, 07-10, 15-18,19-24, 25-30, & 32-36 of 62-01; 3, 10, & 15 of 63-27; 13 of 62-02; 3 & 10 of 62-27.​ The second PPO will affect Members in the Fawcett area between 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM within the following LSD's: 06, 07, 18, 19, & 20 of 64-01.​ The third PPO will affect Members in the Flatbush area between 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM within the following LSD's: 03, 04, 9, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, & 26 of 65-01; & 27 of 65-27.​

Spring Has Sprung

March 20, 2019 marks the first day of spring. Get outside, and soak up the sunlight, and the warm spring air. Spring is a great time to service your air conditioner. Easy maintenance such as routinely replacing or cleaning air filters can lower your cooling system’s energy consumption by up to 15 percent.

Simple Spring Energy Saving Tips

​These simple tips can help you save energy this spring! Bring in sunlight. During daylight hours, switch off artificial lights and use windows and skylights to brighten your home. Set the thermostat. On warm days, setting a programmable thermostat to a higher setting when you are not at home can help reduce your energy costs by approximately 10 percent. Seal ducts. Air loss through ducts can lead to high electricity costs, accounting for nearly 30 percent of a cooling system’s energy consumption. Sealing and insulating ducts can go a long way toward lowering your electricity bill.

Space Heater Consumption Calculator

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 If you have a space heater plugged in for 24 hours a day, for 31 days in a row, it would cause an overall increase in your consumption by 1,116 kwh.

PPO March 14, 2019

On Thursday March 14, 2019 there will be a planned power outage (PPO). This PPO will affect Members in the Dapp area between 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM within the following LSD's: 01 to 05, 08 to 16, 22 to 25, 35 &36 of 62-26-4; 24,25,26,34,35 &36 of 61-26-4; 05,06,07,19,20 and 29 to 32 of 62-25-4; 32-61-25-4 and 05 & 06 of 62-25-4.

GenerLink- Never Worry About Another Storm Again!

Did you know that a GenerLink can be used in all four seasons during a power outage, and ensure that you never have to worry about a storm rolling in? 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. 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. For a list of compati

Your Safety Matters- Stay 7 Meters Safe

Did you know you and your equipment MUST stay a minimum of 7 METERS away from overhead power lines when parked or operating equipment. The operator of overhead power lines or communication lines shall ensure that the lines are installed and maintained to permit the safe movement under the lines of equipment, buildings or objects not exceeding the following height: 3.6 m (11.8 feet) for areas normally accessible to pedestrians only 4.1 m (13.5 feet) for driveways to residences or residential garages 4.2 m (13.7 feet) for areas where agricultural equipment is normally used 4.3 m (14.1 feet) for right-of-way of underground pipelines 4.8 m (15.7 feet) for lanes, alleys or entrances to commercial

Happy International Women's Day!

March 8, 2019 marks International Women's Day. This years theme is Balance the World, Better the World. To learn more about international women's day and how you can participate, please visit the following link.

Outdoor Lighting: Energy Saving Tips

Having lighting outdoors, not only adds aesthetics to your property at night, but also increases your overall safety. Consider the following tips when it comes to outdoor lighting to reduce your overall consumption. Install motion sensors on your porch and yard lights to ensure that the lights are only in use when they are actually needed Ensure lights are kept clean. Dust and dirt will reduce the brightness of your light. Consider using solar lights in conjunction with LED lights.

Save Energy In Your Home Office

Even though you may not use your office all day, certain items in your home office may still be using energy. The following tips can help ensure you reduce your overall office energy consumption. Google Tag Manager End Google Tag Manager StartFragment Turn off your computer, accessories (speakers, etc.) and printer when not in use. Even in sleep mode, they still draw power. Choose a computer with power-management options. Power-down features can significantly reduce electricity use. Turn off your monitor, even if you are only away from it for short periods of time. Screen savers don't reduce energy consumption. EndFragment

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