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Duke Energy urges customers to stay safe as Tropical Storm Nicole moves through Florida | Duke Energy | News Center
Duke Energy Florida is urging customers to take precautions as Tropical Storm Nicole continues to move through Florida today, cutting power to thousands of customers.
Duke Energy Florida readies for approaching storm Nicole with nearly 5,000 workers from across the country | Duke Energy | News Center
Based on Tropical Storm Nicole’s current forecasted track, Duke Energy Florida is strategically staging approximately 5,000 workers – power line technicians, damage assessors, vegetation workers and support personnel – across the state to respond to possible power outages.
Duke Energy Florida's smart-thinking grid improves response, power restoration for customers during Hurricane Ian
/PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Ian made its way across Florida, Duke Energy's grid improvements were already on the job helping to combat power outages from the...
More than 650,000 customers restored as Duke Energy Florida responds to Hurricane Ian outages | Duke Energy | News Center
A Duke Energy Florida workforce of 10,000 from around the nation continues to make steady progress – restoring power caused by Hurricane Ian. More than 650,000 customers have had power restored thus far.
Duke Energy staging thousands of personnel ready to respond to Hurricane Ian power outages | Duke Energy | News Center
With Hurricane Ian’s imminent landfall expected along Florida’s west coast, Duke Energy is increasing the number of resources coming to Florida and urging customers to take steps to prepare for power outages.
Duke Energy Florida prepares for peak hurricane season, urges customers to do the same | Duke Energy | News Center
September is National Preparedness Month and with peak hurricane season upon us, Duke Energy Florida is reminding customers to stay vigilant and continue taking steps to prepare for major storms and other emergencies.
Duke Energy Florida’s innovative technology reduces outages and saves customers millions of minutes of interruptions | Duke Energy | News Center
As Florida heads into another month of hurricane season and afternoon thunderstorms become more common, Duke Energy Florida’s smart, self-healing technology continues to benefit customers during power outages.
More than 70,000 report power outages in metro Richmond and Tri-Cities | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation
More than 20 thousand customers are currently without power due to severe thunderstorms ripping across the commonwealth.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.