EPB has restored power to all area customers impacted by Irma

EPB has restored power to all area customers impacted by Irma

September 14th, 2017 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Linemen with EPB work to restore power on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Signal Mountain, Tenn. After devastating Florida, hurricane Irma brought heavy rains and high winds to the Chattanooga region, felling trees and leaving homes without power.

Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press.

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EPB crews have restored power to all customers that were impacted by the storms from Hurricane Irma. 

Smart Grid automation and remote repairs prevented about 32,000 customers from experiencing a lasting outage, according to EPB.

Extensive storm damage, including downed trees, snapped poles and lines and damaged equipment like transformers required about two days to repair.


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