Utility Command Centers Locked Down Like Fort Knox


Florida Power & Light Co.’s 10,000-square-foot Riviera Beach Command Center is essentially Florida’s Fort Knox.

It’s made of layers of concrete block that can withstand Category 5 winds of 157 mph and higher. That’s why 112 of FPL’s employees were stationed there to ride out Hurricane Irma, monitor power outages of its five million customers, and coordinate a massive restoration effort involving 17,000 utilities workers from 30 states and Canada.

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