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Planned outages for Friday, October 13

On Friday, October 13, Wake Electric has scheduled several planned outages for maintenance.  Members who will be affected have been directly notified.

5:30 a.m. to around 6:30 a.m. 124 consumers affected at:
Piney Hill Run
Heritage Branch Rd
Harpers Ferry Ct
Branch Ferry Ct
Branch River Way
Rogers Rd

8:30 a.m. to around noon. 4 consumers affected at:
Mollynick Ln

1 p.m. to around 2 p.m. 190 consumers affected at:
Boulder Pointe Dr
Capital Creek Dr

If there are any questions, please call Customer Service at (919) 863-6300. And, remember, you can always check outages in real time on our outage map at www.wemc.com.

 

High school juniors apply for scholarship and trip to Washington, D.C.

Wake Electric is seeking applications from high school students for the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.   The Youth Tour allows students to experience Washington, D.C., and learn more about how they can make a difference as young adults. Tourists will visit the Washington Monument, pay their respects at Arlington National Cemetery, meet elected…Continue Reading

Non-profit organizations can apply for grants from Wake Electric; deadline Dec. 8

On a quarterly basis, Wake Electric offers grants to area non-profit organizations.  These grants are administered as part of our Operation RoundUp program.  The next deadline to apply is Dec. 8 at 5 p.m.  For details on the program and application process, see below. Operation RoundUp: Mission:                                             The Wake Electric Foundation is a not-for-profit…Continue Reading

Teachers: Apply for classroom grants by Sept. 13 at 5 p.m.

Wake Electric is now accepting applications for two different grant programs: Bright Ideas education grants of up to $3,000 for the 2017-2018 school year. Teachers in K-12 public school classrooms with creative ideas for hands-on learning projects are encouraged to apply. The schools must be in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties. …Continue Reading

SmartHub text notification number has changed to 768482

UPDATE: To Wake Electric members who receive text notifications from SmartHub, you will notice the number has changed from 80676 to 768482.  DETAILS: Have you ever noticed when you receive text messages sent from Wake Electric’s SmartHub that they come from a phone number that’s only 5 digits long? In the SMS (“texting”) industry, SmartHub’s…Continue Reading

Educators, apply early for Bright Ideas grants and a chance to win $100

Wake Electric is accepting applications for Bright Ideas education grants of up to $3,000 for creative, classroom projects. Teachers who apply by the early-bird deadline of Aug. 15 will be entered to win an extra $100. Learn more and apply online at www.ncbrightideas.com. Teachers who apply for a Bright Ideas education grant by Aug. 15…Continue Reading

Wake Electric online bill payment system will not be available in early morning hours of Thursday, July 20.

Due to system updates, Wake Electric’s online billing system will be taken off-line in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 20. We expect the system to be unavailable for approximately 3.5 hours, 12:45 a.m. – 4:00 a.m. Your co-op appreciates your patience as we continue working to serve you better!Continue Reading

Hurricane season begins June 1 – be prepared! And, as always, Wake Electric is here for you before, during, and after the storm.

Be ready for summer storms June 1 marks the start of Hurricane Season! At Wake Electric, we’re preparing for storm season now. And we want you, our members, to be prepared, too. Weather the storm by taking action now: • Make a plan: Identify the safest spots in your home, designate a meeting place, and…Continue Reading