The System Planning and Engineering Department at Battle River Power Coop works step by step with members who require a new service or the expansion of an existing one.
Harvest is a time when self-care seems like a luxury, while in fact it is a necessity.
The Alberta Electrical Utility Code has mandatory requirements for clearance between powerlines and buildings, signs, antennas, satellite dishes, and other structures.
Classes will soon resume in most Alberta school jurisdictions and school buses will once again be a frequent sight on Alberta roads. Be aware that buses will be stopping on rural roads and that speed limits in school zones are in effect.
Plans to change Alberta’s electricity market to a capacity model will be scrapped, and Alberta will retain its Energy-Only electricity market. What does this mean?
Central Alberta in the summer of 2019 has experienced higher than average rainfall, in some places double the long-term average. Be aware that an emergency situation, like flooding, may have an electrical component and take precautions for your personal safety. Whether in a flooded basement or on open land, electricity and water do not mix.
Emergency situations in Alberta may be triggered by fires, floods or severe weather. Are you 72 hours prepared?
Directors commit their time, business expertise and life experiences in service to their fellow Battle River Power Coop members. The election at the Annual General Meeting on June 20, 2019 saw the election of three new Directors.
Did you know that Canada averages over 2 million lightning strikes each year? Nationwide there is an annual average of 9- 10 deaths and 160 injuries caused by lightning.
Electricity delivery is a complex system that starts with power generation, progresses through transmission structures and then distribution lines, before reaching an end user. Each stage requires personnel trained in a wide assortment of skills.