What's Happening

February 21, 2015

Fewer than 900 DREMC members still without power

Duck River Electric Membership Corp. line crews have reduced the number of members affected by power outages from this week’s second ice storm to 861 from a high of more than 4,200. Fallen trees and tree debris began causing outages after midnight, but system damage increased when strong winds on the backside of the weather READ MORE

System damage widespread; outage restoration is expected to continue through the weekend

System damage from the second ice storm to hit Duck River Electric Membership Corp. within a week is more widespread across the service territory. Line crews will work through the weekend to restore power, but not everyone affected by outages will be reconnected today. This time, wind gusts in the early morning hours brought down READ MORE

DREMC tackles ice storm outages for second time in the same week

Several thousand Duck River Electric Membership Corp. households are without power this morning after a winter storm front brought more ice followed by high winds during the night. At 4:30 a.m., more than 4,200 co-op members were in the dark across the service territory. Ice buildup from freezing rain added to the accumulation still coating trees, READ MORE