ice storm Energy Manage

Utilities Brace for Power Outages along East Coast

ice storm Energy ManageAs a winter storm dumps freezing rain and snow across the East Coast, utilities are lining up extra crews to repair downed power lines.

Duke Energy has about 3,400 restoration personnel in place as the storm moves from Georgia through its Carolinas service territory. The crews include about 500 from the company’s Midwest and Florida operations.

Crews prioritize work to ensure the largest number of customers is restored as quickly as possible. Essential services such as hospitals and emergency responders have priority.

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has implemented its storm restoration plan in anticipation of the winter storm coming its way. JCP&L says it is prearranging employee schedules to add support should outages occur.

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