Over 100 Cochranites will be without power on Saturday (March 16).

Fortis Alberta is notifying residents in the east/central area of Cochrane that a planned power outage will start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning and could last for close to eight hours. Power is expected to be turned back on at 4 p.m.

The power outage could also affect numerous businesses throughout Cochrane.

The outage is construction-related.