20 Oct '17, 9pm

Power Restoration In Puerto Rico Could Take Up to a Year, Corps Chief Says

The Army Corps of Engineers is installing up to 500 temporary generators until Puerto Rico’s old and deteriorating power grid can be made operational again, but long-term total power restoration could take nearly a year, the Corps’ chief of engineers told reporters at the Pentagon today. A fuel truck contracted by the Defense Logistics Agency makes its way through fallen electrical poles and downed trees in Puerto Rico, Oct. 17, 2017. Restoration efforts for power outages caused by Hurricanes Maria and Irma continue across the island. DoD photo Puerto Rico Truck A fuel truck contracted by the Defense Logistics Agency makes its way through fallen electrical poles and downed trees in Puerto Rico, Oct. 17, 2017. Restoration efforts for power outages caused by Hurricanes Maria and Irma continue across the island. DoD photo Download Image Image details page

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