Ameren is sending almost 75 line workers and additional support personnel as part of this effort.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis-based utility company Ameren Corp.is sending equipment and workers to Puerto Rico as part of a new industry-wide deployment to restore power to the island.
An estimated 3.5 million Puerto Ricans were left in the dark after Hurricane Maria made a direct hit on the island in September.
The crew was sent to Virginia Tuesday, where they'll be loaded onto a barge and transported to the US territory.
Almost two dozen LG&E and KU vehicles and 30 personnel - including linemen, a safety specialist and others - are expected to work within the Caguas region of Puerto Rico alongside crews from the utilities' parent company, PPL, as well as crews from Kentucky Power, another area energy provider.
The new wave of crews and restoration equipment is project arrive mid-January, increasing the number of workers on the ground to 5,500. Each will spend three weeks in what's called the "Carolina Region" on the northeast coast, just east of San Juan. Ameren personnel will work under the direction of incident management teams (IMTs) that were deployed to Puerto Rico Dec. 10 to support the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority's (PREPA's) regional directors.
Botkins says Dominion Energy Virginia will send 56 pieces of equipment and restoration vehicles by barge January 2nd. Recently, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it could be as long as eight months before the whole island's electric grid is restored.
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After the September nuclear test, the Security Council capped refined petroleum exports to North Korea at 2 million barrels. Facing a shortage of food, North Korean soldiers have been raiding farms to secure food supplies for the military.
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While Rosen is not skipping his bowl game to prepare for the draft, several players have done so over the last couple of years. Sam Darnold said that he'd be "honored to play for any team", when asked how he would look in a Cleveland Browns uniform.
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After this CM Siddaramaiah has written a letter to the Goa chief minister again asking to settle the dispute at the earliest. The bandh is likely to have an impact in Gadag, Dharwad, Bagalkote, Hubballi, Bailahongala and neighbouring areas.
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Virgil is part of our club and he's an important player for us but we'll see what happens. The board made a decision to try to keep our best player at the club.
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