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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 diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts within their organizations. Participants will have a chance to interact with the panel in the Q&A. [...]

planting grants 2021 FortisAlberta donates more than $100,000 for environmental initiatives in Alberta

May 25, 2021 - At FortisAlberta, we believe in contributing to the well-being of the communities where our customers and employees live and work. Through our community investment program, we work to empower communities by supporting organizations that off [...]

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 3: Trees that Please without Shocking Unease

May 13, 2021 - Spring is here and for many Albertans that means it’s time to maintain and beautify your yards. If your landscaping plans include planting or trimming trees, FortisAlberta wants to ensure you do so safely. [...]

farm-safety-2018 Farmers Reminded About Power Line Safety This Spring

May 7, 2021 - Last year, FortisAlberta farmers recorded 14 power line contacts with air seeders and sprayers and so far in 2021, there have been four contacts involving air seeders. [...]

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

Apr 29, 2021 - Spring is here and for many Albertans that means it’s time to maintain and beautify your yards. If your landscaping plans include the placement of ornaments or large rocks near electrical equipment such as utility boxes, FortisAlberta wants [...]

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

Mar 31, 2021 - Although Mother Nature continues to throw a wrench in the plans, spring is on its way, and for many Albertans that means its nearing time to maintain and beautify your yards. If your landscaping plans include concealing electrical equipment [...]

family-cooking Save Energy Tips for your holiday celebrations

Mar 15, 2021 - For many of us, the Passover and Easter holiday season are a time for preparing large meals for our families. This can also mean that it is a time for using a lot of energy in and around your home, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some t [...]

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 [...]

valentines candle Be My Energy Efficient Valentine!

Feb 8, 2021 - FortisAlberta recognizes that your typical romantic night for two may have become more complicated given the restrictions in place due to the pandemic. We have some great ideas to help you save energy and enjoy Valentine’s Day with all 3, 4 [...]

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 [...]

Fortis-Alberta-presentation-1000-x-750 FortisAlberta extends its safety culture to protect Albertans

Oct 14, 2020 - From the life-saving machines in hospital rooms to the sudden surge of people learning and working from home, the stakes have never been higher for keeping the power on. [...]

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. [...]

osprey-rollup FortisAlberta PLT helps rescue entangled osprey

Jul 27, 2020 - On Tuesday evening, July 21, near Dickson Dam just west of Innisfail, an osprey’s life hung in the balance as she dangled upside down, caught in some twine that had wrapped itself around a power line. In a nearby nest, her three chicks call [...]

tree planting Community Naturalization and Tree Planting Grants Awarded

Jul 14, 2020 - FortisAlberta recently awarded our Community Naturalization and Tree Planting Grants. These programs offer communities in our service area the opportunity to win one of our 15 $2,500 grants. Through these grants, we seek to support our muni [...]

5ea30d30d1035 FortisAlberta attends Stoney Nakoda Nation Blessing Ceremony

Jun 21, 2020 - Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day and FortisAlberta is proud to be a part of a diverse province and acknowledges the First Nations we engage with. On June 17, Mike Mosher, President and CEO and Stan Orlesky, Supervisor, Stakeholder [...]

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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