While the worst of the storm is skirting Progress Energy Florida's territory, outages may still occur. The quickest way to report an outage is to call the company's automated outage-reporting system at 800-228-8485. Customers may also report outages using computers and compatible mobile devices at progress-energy.com/storm.
During the storm, Progress Energy Florida's online outage map is updated several times a day to show outages and estimated restoration times. The outage map can be viewed at www.progress-energy.com/outagemap.
The utility also sends updates on storm-related outage restorations via Twitter and Facebook. Customers can follow the utility at www.twitter.com/ProgEnergyFL and www.facebook.com/ProgressEnergyFlorida.
For additional storm information, visit www.progress-energy.com/storm.Progress Energy Florida Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), provides electricity and related services to more than 1.6 million customers in Florida. The company is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla., and serves a territory encompassing more than 20,000 square miles including the cities of St. Petersburg and Clearwater, as well as the Central Florida area surrounding Orlando. Progress Energy Florida is pursuing a balanced approach to meeting the future energy needs of the region. That balance includes increased energy-efficiency programs, investments in renewable energy technologies and a state-of-the-art electricity system. More information is available at www.progress-energy.com. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available at: www.duke-energy.com. Media contact via 24-Hour media line: 800-559-3853 Follow Progress Energy Florida on Twitter: @ProgEnergyFLFollow Progress Energy Florida on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ProgressEnergyFlorida SOURCE Duke Energy