Disaster Response

Plan, respond, and restore: electric utilities rising to the occasion with grid resilience, hardening and mutual aid.


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Disaster Response

Duke Energy Florida Restores 98% of Customers 12 Hours After Nicole Exited the State

Nov. 14, 2022
As of noon, Duke Energy Florida has restored power to more than 287,000 customers, with less than 5,000 customers without power due to the storm.
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FPL Essentially Completes Restoration to More Than 2.1 Million Customers

Oct. 10, 2022
With 99.8% of all customers restored, FPL has essentially completed restoration to more than 2.1 million customers impacted by catastrophic Hurricane Ian.
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Santee Cooper Restores 70,000 Customers after Hurricane Ian

Oct. 6, 2022
Line crews worked around the clock to replace power poles and transformers in the utility's service territory.
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Tampa Electric Restores Power to Essentially All Customers

Oct. 6, 2022
About 3,000 line workers, tree trimmers and other personnel worked together to get the lights back on and make repairs in the wake of Hurricane Ian.
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Lineman's Expo Exhibitor to Send Hydration Packs to Ian Response Crews

Oct. 6, 2022
Working Athlete will ship hydration packs to companies with linemen responding to Hurricane Ian.


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Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Feb. 16, 2022
Learn about the tools and practices that minimize power equipment caused fires.
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FPL Essentially Completes Restoration in SW Florida; Converges on Hard-Hit Areas in North Florida

Aug. 31, 2023
FPL is conducting damage assessments and continues to restore power safely and as quickly as possible.
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Exelon Crews and Equipment Head to Florida to Assist With Power Restoration

Aug. 31, 2023
Recognizing the urgency and the potential for the devastating impact of Hurricane Idalia, Exelon’s utility companies immediately began mobilizing resources.
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Duke Energy Crews Begin Power Restoration Following Hurricane Idalia

Aug. 30, 2023
The hurricane is bringing high winds and heavy rains, and crews are responding to power outages in areas where weather conditions allow.
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FPL Actively Restoring Customers as Powerful Hurricane Idalia Moves Across Florida

Aug. 30, 2023
Idalia remains a hurricane as it moves across North Florida. FPL worked safely through the evening and morning hours and, as of 11 a.m., has already restored power to more than...