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2014-03-07 20:20:29

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has 3,700 personnel responding to an ice storm that hit the Carolinas Friday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "We are tripling our line resources in the hardest-hit areas, including personnel from our Florida and Midwest areas," said Jeff Corbett, senior vice president of Duke Energy's Carolinas Delivery Operations. "With the storm passing, we are leaning on the combined strength of our Duke Energy team to...

2014-03-07 12:22:41

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is moving additional crews to the hardest hit areas as ice and high winds roll through its Carolinas service territory. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company has been preparing its response since early this week to ensure employees and contractors could begin restoration work as soon as the outages started to occur. For the most up-to-date information, Duke Energy offers a map online at...

2014-02-26 23:33:25

StructureMEDIC is currently providing water damage remediation and repair services to homeowners in the city who experienced frozen and burst pipes and subsequent water damage as a result of the recent winter ice storm. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 StructureMEDIC, water damage remediation specialists in Atlanta, are working with homeowners affected by the recent winter storms that thrashed the city with snow, ice, power outages and freezing temperatures. The extended periods of...

2014-02-13 16:23:17

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives are working to restore power to 20,600 members without electricity as a result of the winter weather. The numbers are up approximately 29 percent over this morning's report of 16,000 outages. In ice storms, outages often get worse after improving as ice-laden tree branches thaw, spring up and come back into contact with power lines. In the Sandhills, heavy wet snow on branches and power...

2014-02-13 12:21:56

- Preparing for multi-day outages in some areas CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 8 a.m., Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) reported about 190,000 outages the day after a winter storm rolled through the Carolinas. About 3,400 Duke Energy crews are in the field today continuing power restoration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) More crews are on the way. "Some of our service territory took a hard blow from the storm," said Jeff Corbett, senior vice...

2014-02-12 20:20:45

-- Storm still active in certain Duke Energy regions CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 6 p.m., Duke Energy reported about 130,000 outages as a winter storm rolls through the Carolinas. But the storm is still active in the company's territory. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) Current outages are mainly in the Duke Energy Progress service area, near Wilmington, N.C., Florence, S.C., and Hartsville, S.C. "We are in the midst of a severe winter...

2014-02-12 16:21:32

- Extra crews arrive from the company's Midwest and Florida areas CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has about 3,400 restoration personnel in place as a winter storm begins to move through its Carolinas service territory. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The crews include about 500 from the company's Midwest and Florida operations. They will bolster the company's regular complement of line technicians, service crews and other...

2014-02-11 16:22:09

- Company meteorologists monitoring storm's path and potential impact CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has begun moving crews in anticipation of a winter storm expected to cover its Carolinas service territory with snow, sleet and ice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) A total of 150 workers are en route from the company's Midwest operations to Greensboro, N.C., and another 250 are coming up from Florida and will be staged in Florence,...

2014-01-28 12:21:39

- Duke Energy meteorologists continue to monitor storm's path and potential impact across the Carolinas CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is bracing for a rare coastal ice storm that is forecast to hit eastern North Carolina and South Carolina later today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Duke Energy's team of meteorologists continues to monitor the system. Line technicians, service crews and other personnel are available...

2014-01-04 23:00:53

Glow sticks can bring light to thousands of families affected by the power cut in the recent Storms. Houston,TX (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Light Stick - Glow in the Dark Chemical Stick from Amazon could have brought light to help thousands of families in the recent Midwest snow storms. Christmas should be a happy occasion but unfortunately due to the ice storms which stretched from upper Midwest to the far northeast and into Canada that left over 350,000 people without light and power, the...


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