FEMA to give Clay Electric more than $11,000,000 in Hurricane Irma-related reimbursements

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Fla. (WCJB) -

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, is giving more money to North Central Florida.

More than $1,000,000,000 will be used to reimburse Hurricane Irma-related expenses in Florida, with more than $11,000,000 going to Clay Electric Cooperative alone.

The company had to replace 600 power poles, 500 transformers, and various other pieces of equipment due to Hurricane Irma.

Clay Electric serves over 180,000 customers.

Its service area includes Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Levy, Marion, Putnam, and Union counties.