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The Power of Good Planning

Posted on 2/16/2016


Indiana weather can be unpredictable, but your IPL Power Plan doesn’t have to be. Whatever the weather, IPL crews don’t stop working until power is restored to all affected customers. Use these tips to stay safe when the skies get dark. It’s important to be prepared in the event of a severe storm that leaves you without power. You should always know who can help you if you need it. IPL encourages you to form a Storm Squad so you feel supported by your neighbors, loved ones and community. Here are a few tips on who to include in your own Storm Squad:


It’s also important to prepare an emergency kit should you lose power and/or have to vacate your home until power is restored. Include specific health and safety needs when creating your emergency kit.  For a complete list of suggestions for  your personal emergency kit, visit

Ensure you keep your mobile devices charged, and connect by text, e-mail, social media or cell with friends and/or family before and after a storm to notify them of your safety. Don’t forget to connect with IPL on Twitter at
@IPLpower to receive real-time outage updates, and report  your outages via our mobile-friendly Outage Information Center.

Written by: Claire Dalton, Social Media Community Manager
Graphics by: Tyler Przybysz, Graphic Design Administrator

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