Author Archives: Angela Perez

Deadline approaching for middle-school students: apply for a basketball camp scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill or N.C. State

Apply now for 2017 Touchstone Energy Sports Camp scholarships! Wake Electric is once again offering middle-school students the chance to win a full scholarship to summer basketball camp.  Camps for both young men and women will be held in June.   The Roy Williams Basketball Camp for boys will be held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  The Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp for girls will be held at N.C. State in Raleigh.

Wake Electric will award scholarships to one boy and one girl this year. At the overnight camps, coaches and college athletes will work directly with campers to develop fundamental skills that will help the young athletes excel both on and off the court.  The deadline to apply is March 31 at 5 p.m.  For an application and details on the camps, visit

Wake Electric annual meeting to be held on Friday, March 24 at Louisburg College auditorium

Wake Electric members – be sure to attend and register for this year’s annual meeting.  You can find your registration form on the March edition of your Carolina Country magazine.  This year, attendees will receive a free gift (one per household) and be entered to win up to $1,000 cash.  You’ll have a chance to…Continue Reading

New address for payments by mail

Wake Electric has completed the transition back to processing check payments in our Wake Forest office. We are now printing the new address on the back of your bill stub so the new Wake Forest mailing address will appear in the window of the return envelope. The new address is: Post Office Box 1229, Wake…Continue Reading

Dump truck has broken a pole on Thompson Mill Road in Wake Forest. Power will out for 969 accounts for approx. one hour.

4:11 p.m., Monday, March 13 – A dump truck has broken a pole on Thompson Mill Road in Wake Forest, NC.  Power will be need to be turned off to 969 accounts in the area in order for Wake Electric crews to safely replace the pole. Crews have been dispatched to the area and we…Continue Reading

Area non-profits – apply for grants by this Friday, March 10

Attention non-profits – Wake Electric is now accepting applications for Operation RoundUp grants. The deadline is March 10, 5:00 p.m.  As part of our efforts to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve, the electric co-op awards funds to non-profit organizations within Wake Electric’s service territory which includes Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Wake and Vance counties.…Continue Reading

Deadline on March 15: students, apply for $2,000 and $1,250 scholarships

Students, if your parents or guardian(s) are members of Wake Electric, be sure to apply for the Fred M. Alford Scholarship ($2,000) and 16 Touchstone Energy Scholarships ($1,250 each). For an application or more information, visit  The deadline to apply is March 15 at 5 p.m.  Contact or call 919.863.6312 if you have any…Continue Reading

Web maintenance on January 18, @ 1 a.m. – online payment services will be down for approx. 1 hour

Wake Electric will perform website maintenance on Wednesday morning, January 18, starting at 1a.m.  All online payment channels will be down during the system maintenance, which is expected to take less than 1 hour.  We anticipate payment services to be restored by 2 a.m.     During the maintenance window, when users attempt to make a payment they…Continue Reading