Edison Electric Institute Recognizes Alabama Power For Restoration Efforts

| January 11, 2019 @ 5:00 am

By Gilbert Nicholson

Alabama Power has again drawn praise from the electric utility industry for extraordinary efforts last year to quickly restore power in the wake of storms.

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) was poised to present the company with a prestigious Emergency Recovery Award Thursday night in Palm Beach, Florida.

The award is bestowed for two events: first, restoring power after an EF-3 tornado March 19 rumbled 34 miles through east Alabama – causing significant damage to Jacksonville State University – resulting in 31,000 outages.

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