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Aug 26, 2020, 19:59 ET Hurricane Laura: Crews From More Than 26 States, D.C., and Canada Activated to Support Power Restoration

Hurricane Laura continues to intensify and is expected to make landfall late tonight or early tomorrow morning near the Texas and Louisiana border as ...


Aug 23, 2020, 13:03 ET Two Storms Threaten Gulf Coast: The Time to Prepare Is Now

As Tropical Storms Laura and Marco continue to track toward the Gulf of Mexico, EEI urges customers in the path of these storms to prepare now to...


Jul 10, 2020, 05:05 ET EEI, IBEW, NECA, and UWUA Join Together to Celebrate National Lineworker Appreciation Day on July 10

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), and the ...


Jun 09, 2020, 19:14 ET Ben Fowke Elected EEI Chairman; Gerry Anderson, Warner Baxter, and Pedro Pizarro Elected Vice Chairmen

Ben Fowke, chairman and CEO of Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, today was elected chairman of the board of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the...


Jun 01, 2020, 12:28 ET Nation's Electric Companies Prepare for Hurricane and Wildfire Seasons During Pandemic - Urge Customers to Do the Same

As the 2020 hurricane and wildfire seasons begin, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) reminds customers to prepare now for storms, wildfires, and...


Mar 19, 2020, 21:09 ET Helping Customers During This Time of Need: All EEI Member Companies Suspend Electricity Disconnects

Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn today announced that all EEI member companies are suspending electricity disconnects for...


Jul 10, 2019, 05:15 ET EEI, IBEW, NECA, and UWUA to Celebrate National Lineworker Appreciation Day on July 10th

Today, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA),...


Jun 11, 2019, 10:06 ET Chris Crane Elected EEI Chairman; Ben Fowke and Gerry Anderson Elected Vice Chairmen

Christopher M. "Chris" Crane, president and CEO of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, today was elected chairman of the board of the Edison Electric...


Jan 09, 2019, 16:44 ET EEI Board of Directors Approves Three Staff Promotions

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today announced the promotions of three long-time employees in recognition of their leadership and contributions...


Sep 11, 2018, 18:13 ET Electric Power Industry Prepares for Hurricane Florence

Electric companies in the path of Hurricane Florence are preparing now for the storm and urge customers to do the same. Potentially impacted...


Aug 27, 2018, 11:55 ET EEI Launches Industry-Wide Environmental, Social, Governance, and Sustainability Reporting Template

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) announced today that it is launching an environmental, social, governance, and sustainability-related...


Jul 10, 2018, 07:43 ET EEI, IBEW, and UWUA to Celebrate Lineworker Appreciation Day on July 10th

On Tuesday, July 10, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), and the Utility Workers Union...


Jun 06, 2018, 09:20 ET Lynn Good Elected EEI Chairman; Chris Crane and Ben Fowke Elected Vice Chairmen

Lynn J. Good, chairman, president, and CEO of Charlotte-based Duke Energy, has been elected chairman of the board of the Edison Electric Institute...


May 24, 2018, 02:04 ET Electric Company Executives Convene in San Diego for EEI's Annual Convention June 5-7

Please join us at the Edison Electric Institute's (EEI's) Annual Convention in San Diego from June 5-7. Electric company executives, industry thought ...


Feb 07, 2018, 02:36 ET EEI to Wall Street: Delivering America's Energy Future

Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn, Executive Vice President of the Business Operations Group and Regulatory Affairs Phil Moeller,...


Dec 26, 2017, 13:04 ET U.S. Investor-Owned Electric Companies to Deploy Nearly 1,500 Additional Restoration Workers and Support Personnel to Puerto Rico in Early January

Several investor-owned electric companies that are members of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) will deploy nearly 1,500 additional restoration...


Dec 20, 2017, 12:38 ET EEI: Passage of Tax Reform Bill a Win for Electricity Customers

Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn issued the following statement today on the final passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. "Today's...


Dec 08, 2017, 15:15 ET Electric Company Incident Management Teams to Deploy to Puerto Rico to Support Ongoing Power Restoration Mission

The electric power industry is deploying a contingent of seven incident management teams (IMTs) to Puerto Rico this weekend to support ongoing power...


Nov 02, 2017, 19:30 ET Electric Companies Are Dispatching Technical Experts, Crews and Equipment to Support Power Restoration in Puerto Rico

Following Tuesday's request for assistance from Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) CEO Ricardo Ramos, senior executives from the electric...


Oct 31, 2017, 17:05 ET EEI and APPA Respond to PREPA's Request for Assistance in Restoring Power to Puerto Rico

This morning, the American Public Power Association (APPA) and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) received a letter from Puerto Rico Electric Power...


Oct 04, 2017, 20:11 ET EEI Continues to Coordinate with Federal Government and Industry Partners to Support Power Restoration Efforts in Puerto Rico, As New Storm Develops in Gulf

Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Executive Director of Security and Preparedness Scott Aaronson released the following statement on EEI's efforts to...


Sep 27, 2017, 17:03 ET EEI Statement on the Release of the Tax Reform Framework

Edison Electric Institute President Tom Kuhn today issued the following statement on the release of the tax reform framework by President Trump and...


Sep 15, 2017, 19:35 ET Power Restored to More Than 80 Percent of Customers Impacted by Hurricane Irma, Crews Continue to Work Around the Clock

As of 5:30 p.m. EDT, about 1.4 million customers are without power in Florida and Georgia as a result of Hurricane Irma. At Irma's peak on September...


Sep 13, 2017, 21:03 ET Hurricane Irma: Electric Power Industry Responding in Force, Progress Being Made to Restore Power

As of 7:00 p.m. EDT, approximately 3.6 million customers are without power in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina as a result of...


Sep 12, 2017, 19:38 ET Hurricane Irma: Restoration Workforce Grows, Progress Being Made to Restore Power

As of 5 p.m. EDT, more than 5.5 million customers are without power across Florida and in parts of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and South...