We’re very proud of the work we do. Our distribution projects involve new construction, system improvements, maintenance, and repair. We also work on complete rebuilds and storm restoration which includes rebuilding infrastructure, lead cable splicing and repairs, live-line work, switching, protection and control equipment, and transformers. Many of our substation construction projects include civil work, where our highly skilled team also has the ability to install and test fiber optic systems.
February 2021 Arctic Blast
Our dedicated professionals at 5 Star worked safely during frigid conditions in the 2021 Arctic Blast that swept through the country. We were able to help the following utility partners with power restoration:
SWEPCO TX, Deep East Co-op, PSO Tulsa, PSO Lawton, ONCOR, and SWEPCO Arkansas
Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta
5 Star Electric answered the call to help Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta that hit their service territory in 2020. Our dedicated professionals overcame logistical challenges in the heavily damaged area in order to help restore power to of thousands of customers.
FLORIDA - HURRICANE DORRIAN
Five Star Electric dispatched men and equipment to Florida in preparations for Hurricane Dorian. There were several crews from the Kentucky area along with management and support personnel. These crews were sent to Daytona Beach to help Florida Power & Light. Thankfully for the residents of the state, the storm stayed off shore and only caused minor outages. Despite the many hours of travel and work, these crews skillfully completed their mission with zero incidents.
FLORIDA - HURRICANE MICHAEL
In early October 2018, one of the strongest storms in decades struck the Florida panhandle and took a devastating path through much of the Carolinas. 5 Star crews responded to the call for assistance throughout the region. Our crews aided Gulf Power and Duke Energy in restoring their systems as safely and quickly as possible for the communities in need.