September 6, 2017. Homer Electric Association, Inc., (HEA) experienced multiple power outages due to high winds around the Central Kenai Peninsula on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
HEA crews and staff worked around the clock beginning September 5, 2017 until September 6, 2017 to restore power to members around the Central Kenai Peninsula. Strong winds caused considerable damage to HEA’s system provoking several scattered outages in the Nikiski, Kenai, Kalifornsky Beach Road, Kasilof, Soldotna and Sterling areas. Downed power lines and fallen trees across power lines were the familiar scene across the Central Kenai Peninsula.
Please be aware of the dangers of downed power lines. If you encounter downed power lines, please avoid the area and call your local HEA office. Homer Electric Association, Inc. appreciates your patience during this time. As a reminder, please take precautions to protect sensitive electronic equipment. If you are ever without power, please call 1-888-8OUTAGE. Thank you for your patience.