Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power Smart Grid Technology Reduces Customer Outages Following Hurricane Ida

| September 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff

Sixteen years to the day that Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Louisiana coast, Hurricane Ida made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane. Ida’s 150-mph winds tied it for the fifth-strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. mainland.

In Alabama, the storm affected more than 93,000 Alabama Power customers. Company crews worked diligently to restore power within two days for all customers who were able to receive service.

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