More than half of Duke Energy’s customers in Kokomo were affected by power outages from the tornadoes that stormed through Indiana Wednesday. As of late afternoon Thursday, approximately 11,900 remained without power. The company has restored service to more than 41,000 since the storm hit.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – More than 1,000 line technicians and other specialists today are continuing to restore power to Duke Energy customers in the Carolinas following Friday night’s severe thunderstorm, similar in force to a major tropical storm.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Duke Energy with the association's Emergency Recovery Award for its outstanding power restoration efforts after Winter Storm Jonas assaulted the Carolinas earlier this year.
Duke Energy crews and additional contractors worked throughout the day restoring power to Florida customers impacted by Tropical Storm Colin. As of 3:30 p.m., approximately 3,600 customers, mainly in Pinellas County, were still experiencing storm-related outages. Since the storm began on Monday, company crews have restored power about 95,000 of its 1.7 million Florida customers.
Duke Energy crews and additional contractors worked through the night in Florida restoring power knocked out by heavy rain and wind from Tropical Storm Colin. Since the storm began, Duke Energy crews have restored power to more than 85,000 of its 1.7 million Florida customers. As of 10:00 a.m., more than 99 percent of all customers had power, with approximately 7,600 customers without power due to weather.