Puerto Rico’s Electric Utility Is in Chaos, with Customers Still Awaiting Power

Puerto Rico’s Electric Utility Is in Chaos, with Customers Still Awaiting Power

Adrian Florido | NPR

In Puerto Rico, the search is on for a new CEO for the island’s electric utility. This will be the fifth CEO since Hurricane Maria destroyed the electric grid. The most recent CEO quit last week before he even started the job. Meanwhile, about a thousand households are still waiting for power 10 months after the storm. NPR’s Adrian Florido reports.

ADRIAN FLORIDO, BYLINE: High in Puerto Rico’s central mountain range, 85-year-old Ana Delia Medina Delgado opens the front door to her tidy but darkened home. “Come in,” she says, “look at what I use for light…” (Read the full story)

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