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CenterPoint Energy Mobilizes Support for Power Restoration Efforts in Florida

Sept. 28, 2022
CenterPoint Energy crews will begin working 16-hour shifts as soon it is safe to do so, and will continue to take the necessary steps to protect the safety and well-being of customers, employees, contractors and communities.
CenterPoint Energy has deployed nearly 100 linemen and support personnel from Houston and Indiana to assist with power restoration efforts in the Tampa, Florida area following the expected impact of Hurricane Ian later this week.

"Our linemen and support personnel are skilled to perform in any type of condition, just like they do for our customers at home," said Nathan Brownell, director of Distribution Operations and Control for CenterPoint Energy. "As part of nationwide electric utility mutual assistance programs, CenterPoint Energy is fully committed to supporting power restoration efforts at our peer utilities and restoring service to affected customers as safely and quickly as possible."

CenterPoint Energy crews will begin working 16-hour shifts as soon it is safe to do so, and will continue to take the necessary steps to protect the safety and well-being of customers, employees, contractors and communities.

CenterPoint Energy is part of electric utility mutual assistance programs that provide access to thousands of linemen and tree trimmers from around the country to lend a hand during widespread power outage emergencies. Coming to the aid of other utilities is nothing new to CenterPoint Energy employees. Over the years, crews have responded and restored power to hundreds of thousands of customers throughout the country who have been left in the dark follo

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