Friday's storms caused extensive damage in Central Indiana

IPL restoration efforts near completion

August 29, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), reports crews have nearly completed restoration for approximately 45,000 customers affected by Friday's storms, which produced heavy rains, high winds and lightning. Final repairs will continue through Monday for a small group of customers on the northeast side of Indianapolis where severe damage was caused to equipment. A total of 460 people including IPL crews, contractors and mutual assistance crews from neighboring utilities have worked around the clock to restore power. IPL thanks its customers who were without power this weekend for their patience and understanding.

If any customers are still without power at this hour, carefully check for blown fuses or confirm your circuit breaker is in the "on" position. If there are no apparent problems, please call 317.261.8111.

Editor's Note: The online outage map at represents all real-time outage numbers. Some outages currently reflected on the map are new incidents not associated with Friday's severe storms.


About Indianapolis Power & Light Company and AES.
Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. For more information about the company, please visit or connect with us at or

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 21,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world's changing power needs. AES' 2015 revenues were $37 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.

Media Contact:
Claire Dalton
Indianapolis Power & Light Company