Duke Energy Restores Power to Nearly 92,000 Customers After Storm

Written from press release

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (June 27, 2024) — Duke Energy continues to make progress in restoring power to customers affected by Tuesday’s powerful storms, according to a press release from Duke Energy. As of 9 a.m. Thursday, 91,886 of the 113,327 customers affected have had their service restored.

The hardest-hit areas, Bloomington and Terre Haute, remain the primary focus of restoration efforts. Duke Energy estimates that most customers in Terre Haute will have power restored by 6 p.m. Thursday, with Bloomington expected to be fully restored by midnight. Many customers will receive power sooner than these estimates.

“We’ve made a lot of progress, but we still have a lot of work ahead of us and appreciate our customers’ patience as we work to safely restore power as quickly as possible,” said Stan Pinegar, president of Duke Energy Indiana. “We have a workforce of 1,170 in the field responding today, including assistance from Ohio and Kentucky. Support from our city and county officials and local emergency responders has been critical in this storm response.”

Power Restoration Process

Duke Energy prioritizes repairing large power lines and other infrastructure to restore power to the greatest number of customers as safely and efficiently as possible. Essential services such as hospitals and water treatment facilities are also prioritized. For more information on how Duke Energy restores power, visit their website.

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