FMEA restores power to 52K customers, 42K still to go

‘Florida’s public power utilities are committed to fully restoring power to their customers as quickly and safely as possible.’

The Florida Municipal Electric Association says hundreds of power pros are on the ground working to restore power to Floridians who lost electricity during the storm.

FMEA Executive Director Amy Zubaly said Hurricane Idalia impacted more than a third of Florida’s 33 public power utilities and that there were, as of noon Wednesday, about 42,000 public power customers without power. As of 11 a.m., public power utilities had restored power to approximately 52,000 customers.

“Prior to Hurricane Idalia’s landfall, the Florida Municipal

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