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As Hurricane Dorian heads up the Atlantic coast, the potential for widespread damage exists. If that damage requires a large-scale effort to get the lights back on, Ameren Illinois is ready to hit the road as part of their mutual assistance service. 

 

Ron Pate, Senior Vice President Operations and Technical Services says there are many similarities in equipment, but some differences that may have to be accounted for.

 

 

Restoring power after a major storm is a complex task that must be completed as quickly as possible.A speedy restoration requires significant logistical expertise, along with plenty of skilled line workers and specialized equipment.Electric companies affected by significant outages frequently call on other utilities for assistance to help speed restoration. 

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