LCEC Power Restoration Update – Oct. 10 – 7 p.m.

October 10, 2022 - LCEC has restored power to most of its 240,586 customers able to receive power, with the exception of those on Sanibel and Pine Island. Efforts to restore the remaining customers are underway, utilizing about 1,500 utility personnel on the mainland and hundreds of FPL and Duke Power workers on Sanibel and Pine Island. LCEC is focused on restoring power to each and every customer, including those on the barrier islands.

While the early days of restoration focus on large numbers of customers restored quickly, the last remaining efforts often entail work in back yards or areas that are not easily accessed, have extensive damage, or serve small pockets of customers. These challenges will not detract from restoration efforts. Workers will do everything possible to restore as quickly and safely as possible.

Current Outage Numbers:

 2,252    Cape Coral

 796    North Fort Myers

 7,398    Pine Island

10,946    Sanibel

Customers out of power at this time are urged to inspect and repair any damage to their home electrical system, if needed, so they are able to receive power when restoration crews reach their area. Visit the LCEC Hurricane Guide to learn more.

LCEC reminds customers to stay away from downed power lines, turn off breakers until power is restored, and use generators safely to protect themselves and crews working on lines in their neighborhood.