Glen Weibelzahl is our Mapping Analyst at Battle River Power Coop (BRPC). This year, Glen is celebrating 21 years with us. He has shared with us his experience of being a 45-year veteran in the utility field.
Any scenario involving powerline damage, whether by a direct lightning strike or a tree striking the line, is a reason for an immediate call to Battle River Power Coop.
In Alberta, the thunderstorm season begins in May and lasts until mid-October; our weather is notable for quickly changing.
Battle River Power Coop would like to remind all farmers as they head out for seeding season to look up and around to identify where power poles and powerlines are located.
What do you see when you look up at a power pole? A power pole is a post used to support overhead power lines and public utilities, such as power lines and related equipment such as transformers.
Battle River Power Coop is conscious of how important lights turning on with a flick of a switch is to our members.
One of the ways Battle River Power Coop honours the fifth cooperative principle, education, by supporting the education of youth in our membership by making available annual sponsorships to the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) Youth Leadership Program and through post-secondary scholarships.
Mitch Stevenson is our Vegetation Management Manager here at Battle River Power Coop.
For the safety of our Powerline Technicians (PLTs), please do [...]
This is Battle River Power Coop’s sixth year of providing Meal to the Field for farmers in our service area.