Author Archives: Abigail Jacobsen

Veteran’s Day

To all the veterans in our membership and around the country, thank you for your service.

Our offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11 for the holiday and employees will be on call.

Veteran's Day. Our offices will be closed and employees will be on call. Pictures of the American flag

We’re thankful for our strong cooperative network

November is a time of year for reflection and giving thanks. Wake Electric is grateful for the strong cooperative network that enables us to better serve you, our member, and our broader community. When you think about Wake Electric, you probably associate us with the local community. And you would be right. Our leadership team,…Continue Reading

Using smart technology to manage energy savings

Today’s growing array of smart home appliances and technologies have slowly but steadily changed our homes and lifestyles. The increased reliance on so many devices has new implications for home energy use and efficiency. So how can we save energy when we are using more electronic devices than ever before? The answer may lie with…Continue Reading

Wake Electric Coat Drive

Wake Electric Coat Drive Cool winter weather is around the corner and it’s about time to pull your coats and mittens out of storage. While you’re taking stock of your winter weather gear, consider donating any clean coats, hats, scarves and gloves that you no longer need to the Wake Electric coat drive! Wake Electric…Continue Reading

Making the cooperative difference in our communities

It’s National Cooperative Month, an annual recognition of what makes co-ops different, and the difference co-ops make. Cooperatives are local, independent and governed by a board of directors elected by their members. Electric cooperatives like Wake Electric provide the service of electricity, but our mission goes beyond that—to helping our members and communities thrive. Like…Continue Reading

Helpful heating tips

Cooler weather is on the way! Heating requires more energy than any other system in your home, typically making up about 42 percent of your energy bill. By combining proper equipment maintenance and upgrades with recommended insulation, air sealing, and thermostat settings you can save about 30 percent on your energy bill while reducing environmental…Continue Reading

New Call Center Hours

Effective September 9, 2019, Wake Electric’s Call Center hours of operation will change to meet the evolving needs of our members.  With this change, more resources will be focused to answer calls to 919.863.6300 or 800.474.6300 during peak volume times to improve the quality of the member experience we provide.  Representatives will be available each…Continue Reading

Tracking Hurricane Dorian

9/6/2019 – 8:45 a.m. – With the storm and primary danger of outages now passed in our area, we sent our outage restoration team to Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative on the coast to assist with their power restoration efforts. Rest assured, we will still have crews stationed here to respond to any additional outages should they…Continue Reading