More than 3,500 Florida Power & Light employees participated in the company’s annual storm drill designed to test their response to a simulated hurricane. The week-long drill is an important component of FPL’s extensive year-round training to ensure employees are ready to respond when customers need them most.
During the exercise, Hurricane Flynn – a mock Category 4 storm – made a simulated landfall in Southeast Florida. FPL employees tested and role-played how they would respond, including their restoration efforts, operations, logistics, communications and customer service.
One of the new tools FPL has, and it tested out during the recent hurricane drill, is the new drone-in-a-box, which allows the company to quicker automated checks of its infrastructure.
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