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Lee County Electric Cooperative Reconnects Islands Hit by Hurricane Weeks Ahead of Schedule

Lee County Electric Cooperative in Florida was able to reconnect communities on the barrier islands of Sanibel, Captiva, and Upper Captiva back to the electric grid weeks ahead of schedule. The original estimate for restoration to the communities ravaged by Hurricane Ian was November 15, but the cooperative was able to connect the last communities on October 23.

Florida Cooperatives Warn That Repairs Could Take Weeks

As Florida continues to cope with effects of Hurricane Ian, electric cooperatives across the state have begun restoration and repair work after more than 300,000 meters lost power. Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative let members know by social media post that restorations would be delayed, but that full restoration efforts would begin on Friday morning. Lee County Electric...