Hurricane Matthew Emergency ResponseAnnouncements
The newly developed CNUC emergency response team was deployed to South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida for storm restoration after Hurricane Matthew. Eighteen CUFs and one supervisor were dispatched from various contracts, including American Electric Power (AEP) – Oklahoma, Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation, Electric Power Board, Consolidated Electric Cooperative, Louisville Gas and Electric – Kentucky Utilities, Tennessee Valley Authority, and AEP – Ohio. The emergency response team was sent to assist Florida Power and Light (FPL). Employees began their work Saturday, October 8 and completed work over the course of five days to help restore power to approximately 1.5 million residents.