Weeks After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Struggles To Turn On The Lights

NPR: More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico, the island's power grid remains in shambles, and authorities say it will take months to fully restore electricity.

Nearly 90 percent of the island is still without power, which means millions of people remain without electricity weeks after the storm, says José H. Román Morales, president of Puerto Rico's Energy Commission, which regulates the island's electric power authority.

In a news conference on Friday, Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló could not say when the power grid would be fully up and running.

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