LCEC Restoration Update – Sept. 30 – 6 a.m.

September 30, 2022 – 6 a.m. – LCEC was able to restore power to some customers yesterday and 11 percent currently have power. LCEC employees are working around-the-clock to restore power to customers. Customers do not need to call LCEC as we are aware of what circuits are without power.

Current restoration numbers are as follows:

A.M Area UpdateCust. OnCust. OutTotal Cust
Marco Island019,58219,582
Lehigh Acres7,01426,11233,126
North Fort Myers056,27956,279
Cape Coral094,27694,276
Pine Island07,3987,398

The catastrophic damage from Hurricane Ian is something that has not been experienced before and there are many developments that are new when we consider the widespread flood damage and inaccessibility to some of our barrier islands. LCEC has upward of 300 line crews and 135 tree trimming crews with additional crews arriving this weekend.