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FortisAlberta received electricity Canada’s Sustainable Electricity Company™ Designation FortisAlberta receives Electricity Canada Sustainable Electricity Company™ Designation

Apr 27, 2022 - On April 21, 2022, FortisAlberta was honoured to receive Electricity Canada’s Sustainable Electricity Company™ designation. At an event held in Airdrie, we were joined virtually by Michael Powell, Vice President of Government Relations at Electricity Canada, who presented the award, along with in-person guests including municipal representatives, customers and employees. [...]

Top Employer - 2022 FortisAlberta recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers

Feb 10, 2022 - We are excited to be recognized as an Alberta’s Top 75 Employer in 2022. This is the second consecutive year we have been selected. [...]

Solar and poles We’re leading the way in Distributed Generation, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

Nov 16, 2021 - At FortisAlberta, service excellence is a core value. It is always our goal to serve our customers as efficiently, and as reliably as possible. And so, we are proud to announce an innovative new tool focused on improving communication and s [...]

Industry Leader Panel Event Janine Sullivan, President and CEO, joins panel discussion with industry leaders

May 27, 2021 - Janine Sullivan, FortisAlberta President and CEO, will join executive panelists in a Women+Power virtual event on June 16, 2021 to provide participants insight into the energy transition, the skills employees need to be successful and diver [...]

powerlines sky First-of-its-kind High-Speed Internet Network Moves Ahead in Bragg Creek

May 20, 2021 - FortisAlberta has been working with Mage Communications, an Internet Service Provider (ISP), to mount their Small Connected Devices (SCD) to provide a new connectivity solution to Bragg Creek. This is the first full-scale application in a r [...]

bucket truck tree Landscaping Safety – Part 2: Rocks around the box

Apr 29, 2021 - If your landscaping plans include the placement of ornaments or large rocks near electrical equipment such as utility boxes, FortisAlberta wants to ensure you do so safely. [...]

shovel-in-the-ground Landscaping Safety – Part 1: Primping your property without blocking the box

Mar 31, 2021 - If your landscaping plans include concealing electrical equipment such as utility boxes, meters, power poles or even power lines, FortisAlberta wants to ensure you do so safely. [...]

bullwheeltensioner FortisAlberta’s innovation helps rein in distribution stringing

Mar 11, 2021 - When it comes to stringing new wires onto poles, distribution utilities like FortisAlberta have traditionally pulled them directly off reels using friction brakes to help control potential galloping. However, friction brakes are not always [...]

truck snow Working in Area Advisory

Feb 11, 2021 - FortisAlberta customers want reliable electricity service. Part of this is building and maintaining our distribution system such that our facilities are easy to access and have integrity. As part of our regular maintenance program, it has b [...]

top employer FortisAlberta selected as Alberta Top 70 Employer

Jan 26, 2021 - We are excited to announce that FortisAlberta has been selected as an Alberta Top 70 Employer for 2021. The Alberta Top Employer award, which is part of the Canada's Top 100 Employers competition, is the largest editorial project of its kin [...]

scam image Warning to customers about telephone scam

Jan 11, 2021 - There have been reports from some customers who have received fraudulent phone calls from individuals claiming to be calling from Canadian Collective Services. These individuals advise that their call is in regards to a bad debt account tha [...]

roybrewin Watch how we help an irrigation customer power his day

Nov 17, 2020 - As the irrigation season wrapped up, we were fortunate to visit Roy Brewin in Taber to chat with him about the service we provide, his experience with FortisAlberta and learn a little bit more about the significant role irrigation plays in [...]

BELS0001 Latest COVID-19 update

Aug 20, 2020 - FortisAlberta remains committed and proud to support our communities and power the homes, farms and business we serve. As the Government of Alberta has introduced a staged Economic Relaunch, we recognize COVID-19 has undoubtedly brought its [...]

osprey release Another osprey saved by FortisAlberta PLT

Aug 20, 2020 - The life of another osprey was saved, thanks to the tireless efforts by one of FortisAlberta’s Power Line Technicians who responded to a call for assistance from the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre and a caring sharp-eyed motorist. [...]

lightning Spring storm season is here

Apr 28, 2020 - As a part of your community, we continue to deliver the safe and reliable power you need while helping to protect the health and safety of our employees and our customers. While the majority of our employees are teleworking, you may see us [...]

earthday2020 FortisAlberta’s community partners share Earth Day message

Apr 22, 2020 - Today, April 22, 2020 marks Earth Day, an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more t [...]

iStock-658045210 Thank you to our customers

Mar 27, 2020 - As we navigate this uncertain time together, our crews continue to work safely to bring you power to your homes, farms and businesses. [...]

Fall 2018 homepage Measures to remove load limiters

Mar 24, 2020 - As your electricity distribution provider, we understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the Coronavirus. [...]

about-us-page COVID-19 - FortisAlberta's latest update

Mar 19, 2020 - We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are monitoring the situation closely. FortisAlberta is taking the necessary actions and precautions to protect the health of its em [...]

blanket-book How to prepare for this cold snap

Jan 14, 2020 - As cold temperatures continue across Alberta, we'd like to remind our customers how to save energy and prepare in the event of a power outage. As the temperatures drop, the demand for electricity is increasing with the heat turning up and a [...]

Think Before You Dig

Think Before You Dig

Whether you’re gardening, planting a tree or putting up a fence, you can avoid a serious electrical incident by submitting a locate request.

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