On May 16, for the 4th consecutive year, Battle River Power Coop sent a group of staff to work for Habitat for Humanity in Camrose.
Generators are a practical source of backup power in the event of a power outage and they are available in a variety of sizes and types. Generators commonly used for backup power are standby generators, portable generators and inverter generators. All require attention to safety and awareness of the potential hazards.
The most recent Incident Statistical Report by Municipal Affairs shows that there were 749 reported contacts with overhead powerlines in 2017; 139 of them involved farm implements.
Battle River Power Coop’s annual pole testing program has begun. The poles in our system are inspected in a seven-year rotation and decayed or damaged poles are flagged for replacement.
The latest figures from Alberta Municipal Affairs show that in 2017 there were 43 reported contacts with overhead lines that involved falling, brushing or trimming trees.
Power strips, programable thermostats and smart thermostats are a few products that can save energy and electricity cost.
Countries all over the world are transitioning to renewable power sources for an increasing amount of their electricity needs. A couple of case studies shed light on the experiences of our global neighbours and highlight some of their successes and challenges.
National Volunteer Week is April 7- 13, 2109, a time to celebrate and thank the volunteers in our local communities.
Increase energy efficiency with simple actions like keeping electronics and motors clean.
Battle River Power Coop promotes electrical safety in the community by making available two electrical safety presentations, one suitable for school classes (grade 5 level) and the other for emergency responders.