When will the power come on?

October 2, 2008 10:28:01 AM PDT
Getting electricity back on is one of the greatest concerns for residents in the wake of Hurricane Ike, and crews are working around the clock to make that happen.HURRICANE IKE: Breaking news on Ike | Roadway incidents | Interactive tracking | Viewer photos of Ike | Doppler radar | During the storm | After the storm | Hurricane guide

Here is the latest info from CenterPoint Energy:
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008 at 5am

Total customers with power: 2.25 million
(99.8 percent of total customers)

Total customers without power: 4,341
(0.2 percent of total customers)

Total customers restored: 2.15 million

Total number of customers in service territory: 2.26 million

Total number of customers affected by Ike: 2.15 million

Customers still experiencing power outages are advised to contact customer service at 713.207.2222 to report the outage

Other utility websites for outage info

  • Public Utility Commission of Texas
  • Texas-New Mexico Power Company
  • Texas Electric Cooperatives
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