Why don’t you have more linemen for major storm events?

Increasing our specialized workforce to prepare for rare but large events would be cost-prohibitive because the majority of the time when we’re not responding to major outage situations, we would be paying for more employees than we need. Instead, to help keep rates low, we have mutual aid agreements allowing us to bring in reinforcements when needed. FEC crews serve others in return, under our principle of “Cooperation Among Cooperatives.”