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OUC Prepares for Hurricane Ian

Sep 26, 2022

Utility Encourages Customers to Register for Alerts, Reminds Everyone of Storm Safety

ORLANDO, FL ­– With the National Hurricane Center’s recent upgrade of Tropical Storm Ian to a Category 1 hurricane, OUC is preparing for the storm’s potential impacts to our service area, and we are ready to respond. OUC is urging customers to prepare now in the following ways:

  • Update your contact information. Customers should log in to their account to make sure contact information is current.
  • Sign up for outage alerts. OUC’s outage alerts make sure customers have power restoration updates at their fingertips via text message. Customers can do so by texting REG to 69682 or visiting Alerts are available in English and Spanish.
  • Visit The Storm Center includes important safety tips for before, during and after a storm.

OUC prepares for storm season all year by strengthening our electric and water infrastructure, improving our outage management system and training staff. And if a storm does hit, OUC is ready to restore your power quickly and safely. Stay connected to OUC on our social media channels here and get the latest News & Announcements here.

About OUC—The Reliable One
Established in 1923 by a special act of the Florida Legislature, OUC—The Reliable One is the second largest municipal utility in Florida. OUC provides electric and water services to about 400,000 accounts in Orlando, St. Cloud and parts of unincorporated Orange and Osceola counties. Visit to learn more about our commitment to reliability, affordability and sustainability.