As of 10 am, Eversource crews have restored power to more than 100,000 customers since the storm began yesterday. Approximately 617,000 Eversource customers in Connecticut remain without power as a result of the severe storm. The energy company anticipates restoration of all its customers in the state will take multiple days.
Eversource Vice President of Electric Operations in Connecticut Michael Hayhurst says the impact from this storm, in terms of power outages, is greater than Superstorm Sandy. A helicopter is being used to conduct a detailed damage assessment of overhead equipment.
Issues related to Eversource’s reporting system have been resolved and the energy company encourages customers to report any outage online at www.eversource.com, or by calling 800-286-2000. Customers who signed up for the company’s two-way texting feature can send a text to report an outage and receive outage updates as they happen