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Local Line Workers Assist in Florida Power Restoration

Local Line Workers Assist in Florida Power Restoration

Electric cooperatives expect to be working to restore power for days to weeks, according to officials with Dixie Electric. Approximately 5,000 cooperative workers from 25 states are converging on the hurricane's impact zone to assist with restoration efforts. "Alabama's cooperatives are always willing to help our fellow cooperatives when there is a need".

The Missouri crews will be split between Flint Energies, Reynolds, Ga., GreyStone Power, Douglasville, Ga.; and SECO Energy, Sumterville, Fla., which has about 200,000 meters and almost 107,000 outages were reported on Monday evening.

The linemen and rigs from Meeker Cooperative, Minnesota Valley Electric Co-op (of Jordan), Lake Region Co-op, McLeod Co-op Power, Stearns Electric Association, and Todd Wadena Electric Cooperative are helping the Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative located at Live Oak, Florida.

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The Kandiyohi Power Cooperative has also offered to provide assistance in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Alabama's rural electric cooperatives deliver power to more than 1 million people; they maintain more than 71,000 miles of power line.

"Indiana's electric cooperatives take care of needs at home first, but our crews are eager to help those in need", Strantz said. The Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corporation along the Florida-Georgia line reported that 95 percent of its electric system was knocked out by the storm. These outage numbers continue to decrease, and highlight the resilience, preparedness and collaboration of electric cooperatives.

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