No AC! Millions in Florida swelter through power outages
No AC! Millions in Florida swelter through power outages
Pacific Gas & Electric SOURCE Pacific Gas & Electric
17 September, 2017, 06:26
Matthew did not come on shore and damage infrastructure, and it took the utility about two days to restore power.
"The industry's Irma response is one of the largest and most complex power restoration efforts in USA history", saidTom Kuhn of the Edison Electric Institute, a lobbying group that represents all US investor-owned electric companies.
"We know that the most important thing our customers want to know is when they'll get their lights back on", said Eric Silagy, president and CEO of FPL.
The U.S. Justice Department has received more than 400 fraud complaints involving relief aid after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and expects a spike in fraud complaints in the coming months, department officials said on Thursday.
Outages in Florida for Duke Energy Corp, which serves the northern and central parts of the state, fell to around 1 million customers by Tuesday afternoon, down from a peak of about 1.2 million on Monday, according to the company's website.
Parker's crew, which includes electricians from New Jersey, Delaware, North Carolina and Canada, works 16-hour shifts in the Florida heat. Long said the lack of electricity has affected fuel supplies because many gas stations haven't been retrofitted to run their pumps on generator power. Irma was his third hurricane.
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More than 4 million electricity customers in Florida and other states hit by Hurricane Irma remain without power, complicating efforts to recover from the huge and intense storm. "Initial assessments suggest that hardened FPL feeders, which are our main power lines, performed 30 percent better during Irma than non-hardened feeders".
Journeyman lineman AJ Parker, 28, said he left his 6-day-old daughter, Elsabeth Claire, and her mother in Tennessee last month to help fix high-power transmission lines in Texas towns devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
"We are doing everything we can to restore it", Jackson EMC lineman Jose Salgado said. On Wednesday a generator left running inside a garage killed one dog and seriously injured another from carbon monoxide poisoning.
As of 5 a.m. Thursday, Georgia Power reported almost 165,000 of its customers were still affected. We're trying to tell customers that they don't need to call us.
FPL said its two nuclear plants in Florida were safe. The Turkey Point plant, located southwest of Miami, took a direct hit from Hurricane Andrew in 1992, a Category 5 storm, and sustained no damage, the company said.
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Instead of using the nine seconds and two timeouts to move closer , Florida (1-1, 1-0 SEC) went for it all, and the move paid off. On the ground, John Kelly rushed for 80 yards in 18 carries while Carlin Fils-aime added 41 yards and two touchdowns.
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Interstates England said the "early desire" is that the M5 "will stay shut in the two bearings late into tonight". South Western Ambulance Service Trust said a dozen ambulances and a critical care team were working at the scene.
Meanwhile, the Congress is planning a nationwide agitation against the increase on central excise duty on petrol and diesel. Somebody who has a vehicle , bike etc is not starving. "That person is certainly not starving".
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