Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog,
Last night, an explosion at a San Juan power plant regressed Puerto Rico’s efforts to restore power to the island five months after Hurricane Maria struck a massive blow.
Much of Northern Puerto Rico has suffered another blackout, including the capital city.
The island’s Electric Power Authority said several municipalities were without power, including parts of the capital, San Juan, but they were optimistic it could be restored within a day as they worked to repair a substation that controls voltage…
…It was not immediately known what caused Sunday’s fire, which was quickly extinguished.
Aging infrastructure, contract controversies and other issues are slowing Puerto Rico's recovery from Hurricane Maria. Thousands remain without power.
Officials with Puerto Rico’s power company said that they have restored power to most customers who were hit by a blackout overnight.
Officials with Puerto Rico's power company said Monday that they have restored power to most customers who were hit by a blackout overnight after a fire at a substation, a setback that added to the U.S. territory's struggle to recov...
A power station caught fire and exploded in Puerto Rico on Sunday, causing blackouts in the city of San Juan and the northern part of the island, authorities said.