13 Mar '18, 12pm

Army Corps of Engineers announces 90 percent power restoration for Puerto Rico citizens

Army Corps of Engineers announces 90 percent power restoration for Puerto Rico citizens

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Since Hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico nearly six months ago, a combined effort from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and the utility industry continues to restore reliable power to the people of Puerto Rico. In mid-October, USACE began issuing line restoration contracts in support of emergency power grid repairs. To date, USACE partnerships with PREPA and the utility industry have restored power to 90.19 percent of customers, or more than 1,328,490 million clients. This means fewer than 145,000 clients remain without service since Hurricane Maria devastated the island and its power grid, and the Army Corps of Engineers will continue in a unified effort to safely restore reliable power to these citizens as quickly as possible. The Unified Command, consisting of PREPA, USACE, FEMA and the i...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/201863/army_corps_of_enginee...

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