Dominion is gradually restoring power, but has suffered "catastrophic" damage to the infrastructure.
By Submitted Story September 7, 2019
Dominion Energy said that as of 05:00, 30,000 customers remain affected by Hurricane Dorian without electricity. Of these, about 25,500 are customers in North Carolina and 4,500 southeast of Virginia without service. As of 6am, 9,600 Dare County customers and 10,200 Currituck County customers are still without power.
Dominion states that it has experienced catastrophic damage to the coastal areas of Virginia and North Carolina.
assesses the damage on land and by air to find out how to regain power in the safest, fastest way possible. Dominion will share restoration times as soon as we have enough information to provide an accurate estimate.
In North Carolina and Virginia, more than 7,000 Dominion Energy employees and contractors support the restoration work.
Customers can report downtime by reporting online using a mobile device: https://www.dominionenergy.com/outage-center/report-and-check-outages or by calling 1-866-DOM-HELP ( 1-866-366-4357).