Power restored for most of Puerto Rico after huge blackout

Power restored for most of Puerto Rico after huge blackout

Electricity has been restored to more than 80 percent of customers affected by an outage that plunged the entire island of Puerto Rico into darkness after an excavator struck a transmission line, officials said Thursday. The Puerto Rican Electric Power Authority said…

Puerto Rico hit by island-wide blackout

Puerto Rico hit by island-wide blackout

Puerto Rico was hit by an island-wide blackout Wednesday as it continued to struggle with an unstable power grid almost seven months after Hurricane Maria slammed into the US territory. Officials said the outage could last between 24 to 36 hours. Electric…