The fact that power was restored quicker during Irma than Wilma does not deserve praise; we have set the bar far too low for FPL's performance. Twelve years later, the larger Irma knocked out 4.4 of FPL's now-4.9 million customers - about 90 percent.
Duke Energy Florida said this weekend it had restored more than 99% of outages, but officials also apologized for customer service during the event.
Utility workers fix high-voltage power lines across from the Florida Keys Marathon International Airport in Marathon, Fla., on September 12, 2017.
The biggest challenge was clearing debris after huge trees toppled onto power lines, creating a challenging situation for crews going neighborhood to neighborhood. First, FPL restores power to critical functions, like hospitals and 911 centers, and then to the most people in the shortest amount of time.
FPL expects the majority of restoration in Northeast Florida counties to be completed today, with a small amount finishing on Tuesday.
FPL, the state's biggest electric company, said 239,000 customers had no power, down from more than 3.6 million on September 11. Statewide, 6,436 customers remain without power due to 811 outages.
By Sept. 19, most power in the areas of North Fort Myers, Pine Island, St. James City, Bokeelia, Useppa, Sanibel, Captiva, Cape Coral, Marco Island, Goodland, and Everglades City, Chokoloskee, Ochopee, Miles City, Monroe Station, Port of the Islands are expected to be essentially restored.
The company is on target to restore power to all by Wednesday, McDermitt said, except in areas with flooding or extensive wind damage.
85 percent of restoration is complete in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto, Hendry, Lee and Glades counties. The lawyers also say FPL did not do almost enough to trim trees and keep lines reinforced in the days before Irma hit. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction.
FPL has established walk-up sites for our customers in several communities. Other people in the county lost everything. "Shutting off power is a last resort, and we would not cut off power to someone because they haven't been able to pay their bill for good reason".
Samuel tweeted after the game he "will be back in 5-6 weeks", but Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp didn't sound so optimistic. I remember glancing up and seeing on ESPN's Bottom Line that SC had scored a mere 13 seconds into the game.
The Giants returned to the No. 3 spot with a $3.3 billion value (up 9 percent from previous year with $477 million in revenue). On average, an National Football League franchise is worth $2.52 billion, an increase of 8 percent since 2016.
All four of those involved in the incident were thought to be American women, and they were travelling as a party. Regional newspaper La Provence said the assailant remained at the site of the attack without trying to flee.
Officials for the district said Friday the teacher has been placed on administrative leave while the matter is investigated. That means that the person who allegedly thought it was all right to snatch a child out of his seat trains other teachers .
If your flight is cancelled you should receive an email and text message from the airline advising you of the cancellation. This will inform them what flights they can transfer to which will be "hopefully on the same or, at worse, the next day".
With the loss of Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola' injury last week, New England's aerial attack is out of order. Tom Brady certainly did not play the clown in the New England Patriots' 36-20 win over the New Orleans Saints .
As poorly as the Vikings' offensive line played last season, it was a miracle that Bradford was able to start 15 games. Linebacker Emmanuel Lamur returned to practice as a full participant Friday after being limited Wednesday and Thursday.
John Peers and Jordan Thompson beat Rubens Bemelmans and Arthur de Greef 6-3 6-4 6-0 on clay in Brussels. Set to face David Goffin on Day 1 and Steve Darcis on Day 3, the Australian will like his chances.
Bucs 29, Bears 7: Notable numbers, quotes
He intercepted a Mike Glennon pass and returned it 47-yards for another Tampa Bay touchdown to give the Buccaneers a 23-0 lead. Glennon has completed 9-of-12 passes for 95 yards and two interceptions with just over four minutes to play in the first half.
Gas prices hit 3-year high last week, drifting lower
Nevada residents are concerned with the increased prices and remain anxious that the price of gas in the area will stay high. Still, it's up 28.8 cents from last month's average and up 22.6 cents from last year's average.
Modi dedicates Sardar Sarovar Dam to Nation
Unfortunately, the nation lost them early and the people couldn't get their services for longer period, he added. Modi also announced the construction of a statue of Sardar Patel, which "will be the biggest in the world".
Trump warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' options
McMaster emphasized that it's the responsibility of all nations to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korea and address the problem. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley , participate in a news briefing at the White House, in Washington , Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.