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Storm Ciara update

12 February 2020

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Storm Ciara has caused damage to network infrastructure across the UK as a result of fallen trees, branches and other airborne debris, and we would like to thank people for their patience as engineers work to establish the extent of the damage and carry out the necessary repairs.

As of 4pm 9 February, power has been successfully restored to approximately 421,000 customers and work is continuing to safely restore power to around remaining 118,000 currently affected as a result of Storm Ciara. 

Engineers are working as quickly as possible in what are very challenging conditions. Issues such as blocked or flooded roads are making access difficult and the continuing wet and windy conditions can delay the repair efforts too. 

It is very important that if anyone sees a fallen power line they should keep everyone well away from it and call 105 to report it.

About Energy Networks Association

We’re the industry body for the energy networks. Our members own and operate the wires and pipes which carry electricity and gas into your community, supporting our economy. The wires and pipes are the arteries of our economy, delivering energy to over 30 million homes and businesses across the UK and Ireland. To do this safely and reliably, the businesses which run the networks employ 45,000 people and have spent and invested over £60 billion in the last eight years.

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Press contacts

ENA press office

+44 (0)7792 220 974
[email protected]