The “Power of Pike” has been vital to restoring electricity to thousands of homes and businesses impacted by Hurricane Irene. Emergency Pike crews from around the country were sent to states along the East Coast to assist local and regional utilities fixed downed lines and make other repairs in the wake of the storm:
It was a line crew from Alma, Ga., working as Pike Electric who finally turned on the lights in Dundalk Mobile Court. The workers were among the 2,500 out-of town crews who had come to town to help with the recovery, according to BGE spokesman Linda Foy.
Pike is one of the largest providers of Energy Solutions in the U.S, providing engineering, construction and maintenance for distribution and transmission powerlines and substations and leading the way in renewable energy projects. NBC Nightly News also noted Pike’s work to help in the recovery efforts.