£10 million will be spent to improve the electricity network in Mid Galloway.
The region was hard hit by the winter weather in 2012 and in March this year.
Scottish Power are now making the network more resistant to storms - and some are saying it's about time.
It comes on the same day the firm announces 8.6% prices rises for their dual fuel customers.
Fiona McIlwraith has more.
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