In 2017, the Government of Canada launched Generation Energy, “an [...]
A tornado is a serious weather condition and if you see signs of one forming, take shelter immediately - don't wait for a funnel cloud to touch down.
The United Nations recognizes the first Saturday of July as the annual International Day of Cooperatives. The slogan this year is Sustainable Societies through Cooperation and aims to connect cooperative business with the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015.
The theme Raising the Bar greeted Battle River Power Coop [...]
The theme for this year’s Annual General Meeting was “Raising the Bar”and you might ask, “What is the value of Raising the Bar?” Rural Electrification Associations , as independent power providers, raised the bar for rural Alberta economic development by raising the poles to bring critical electricity to farms and businesses.
Lightning storms are a threat to be taken seriously. Lightning bolts carry a charge of millions of volts and can reach temperatures greater than the surface of the sun.
It’s the time of year when many outdoor renovation projects are underway. Whether you are an experienced do-it-yourselfer or are using power tools for the first time, electrical safety is a consideration.
Complacency is one of the greatest enemies of safety. It is defined as, “a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger.”
Battle River Power Coop participated in the Habitat Camrose Adopt-A-Day program for the third consecutive year this May. Concern for Community is one of the cooperative principles and working for Habitat is a way to honor that principle. As a corporate volunteer, the Coop sent seven enthusiastic employees to the Restore, where they painted trim for a day.
Tractors, sprayers, cultivators and seed drills have increased dramatically in size, while powerlines remain a constant height. The new equipment has amazing capabilities in reducing the time and effort required for seeding and harvest. It also changes the distance that an operator must allow between machines and electrical structures.