Clay Electric employees begin restoration work just as soon as it is safe to do so. If there are sustained winds of 35 mph or above, it's too dangerous for restoration efforts. As soon as the storm has passed and winds have died down, damage assessments will be made followed by crews working to restore power. Field workers are on the job as much as possible during the daylight hours because daylight hours are the most productive and safest for our field crews. Field workers are normally on the job 16 hours, then rest for eight hours. The bulk of our restoration workforce will work during the daylight hours to be the most productive, but there will be personnel working around the clock to restore power and respond to emergencies.
As the path of Hurricane Michael becomes more certain, Clay Electric is anticipating most of the damage to be in the Lake City and Gainesville district service areas. Clay... Continue Reading ›