UI Completes Major Restoration Efforts-03.11.2018
03.11.2018 - UI Completes Major Restoration Efforts
ORANGE, Connecticut — March 11, 2018 (5 p.m. DST) — United Illuminating, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) announced that it has completed major restoration efforts following the March 7 winter storm.
As of 4 p.m., service had been restored to virtually all of the customers who lost power in the Wednesday night storm, which delivered a punishing combination of whipping winds and wet, heavy snow. UI customers remaining without service included those with electrical issues on the property that prevented immediate reconnection.
Over the course of the event, the company restored electric service to a cumulative total of more than 46,000 customers.