Hurricane Irma Emergency Power Restoration

Hurricane Irma Emergency Power Restoration

Hurricane Irma Emergency Power Restoration

Type: Emergency Restoration
Scope: Performed emergency power restoration services throughout Florida in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
Location: Florida, USA

On 10 September 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall on Florida’s Atlantic seaboard. The storm caused significant damage to power transmission infrastructure resulting in a loss of power to over 6 million Floridians.

Irby crews, attending emergency restoration activities on the Gulf Coast as a result of Hurricane Harvey, adapted deployments to provide needed specialist personnel and equipment to restoration efforts in Florida. By months end, power had been restored to pre-storm output levels.

Start Date: September 2017
Completion Date: September 2017

Hurricane Harvey Emergency Power Restoration

Hurricane Harvey Emergency Power Restoration

Hurricane Harvey Emergency Power Restoration

Type: Emergency Restoration
Scope: Performed emergency power restoration services throughout the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Location: Gulf Coast, USA

Hurricane Harvey was a category 4 storm which made landfall on the United States Gulf Coast in August 2017. The storm caused substantial damage including electricity outages resulting from high winds and significant flooding.

At its peak, forced outages displaced more than 10,000 MW of electricity generating capacity within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas grid including six major 345kV transmission lines and more than two hundred 69 kV–138 kV lines. As Harvey made landfall, caravans of Irby specialist personnel and equipment were mobilized so the power restoration process could begin as soon as the rain and winds subsided.

Alongside many fellow Quanta Services companies, Irby teams logged 114,000 manhours restoring power to impacted communities.

Start Date: August 2017
Completion Date: October 2017

Hurricane Matthew Emergency Power Restoration

Hurricane Matthew Emergency Power Restoration

Hurricane Matthew Emergency Power Restoration

Type: Emergency Restoration
Scope: Performed emergency power restoration services in communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew.
Location: Southeast, USA

Dissipating on 10 October 2016, Hurricane Matthew was the most powerful storm of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season, creating estimated damages of $10.3 billion across the Southeastern United States.

As directed by Federal Emergency Management Agency via local government agencies, Irby mobilized its crews to support emergency power restoration efforts in the storms wake, providing a caravan of specialized personnel and equipment for rapid response. By months end October 2016, Irby had restored power as directed.

Start Date: October 2016
Completion Date: October 2016

Lonoke Emergency Power Restoration

Lonoke Emergency Power Restoration

Lonoke Emergency Power Restoration

Type: Emergency Restoration
Scope: Performed emergency power restoration services near Lonoke, Arkansas subsequent to a significant storm.
Location: Lonoke, Arkansas
Client: Entergy Corporation

In late May 2011, Arkansas experienced extreme precipitation conditions in addition to high winds and dozens of tornadoes. This resulted in damage to property and infrastructure including transmission and distribution lines in and around Lonoke.

Entergy Arkansas, a power provider with over 700,000 customers in 63 Arkansas counties (an Entergy Corporation subsidiary), rapidly mobilized the emergency restoration call-out services of Irby to rehabilitate the lines. Irby quickly and safely returned power to the impacted areas by months end.

Start Date: May 2011
Completion Date: May 2011

Grand River Dam Emergency Power Restoration

Grand River Dam Emergency Power Restoration

Grand River Dam Emergency Power Restoration

Type: Emergency Restoration
Scope: Performed post-ice storm emergency power restoration services in Oklahoma.
Location: Grand River Dam, Oklahoma
Client: Grand River Dam Authority

In January 2007, a severe ice storm impacted the Tulsa Metropolitan Area (“TMA”) leaving more than 200,000 homes without power. The affected infrastructure included transmission lines owned and operated by the Grand River Dam Authority (“GRDA”), a state-owned electric utility deriving hydroelectric power from the Grand River Waterway. The GDRA contracted Irby to perform emergency restoration works in multiple TMA locations and power was restored within days.

Start Date: January 2007
Completion Date: January 2007