WHITEFISH, Mont., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Whitefish Energy Holdings, LLC today announced its continued support of the Puerto Rico power restoration mission with the formal approval and ratification by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Board of Governors of the company's $300 million agreement with PREPA. Whitefish Energy has been working for PREPA since Sept. 26, 2017 to repair and reconstruct electrical transmission infrastructure on the island. The company has been providing, and continues to provide, daily updates on its progress.
Three hundred Whitefish Energy employees and subcontractors have temporarily relocated to Puerto Rico from all over the United States mainland. Whitefish Energy is mobilizing an additional 700 people to support the critical mission of restoring power to Puerto Rico as quickly as possible.
Working side-by-side with the engineering team of PREPA, Whitefish Energy has already repaired several miles of key transmission and distribution lines, bringing the team within days of energizing and restoring power to multiple Puerto Rico towns and communities.
Consistent with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló's plan, Whitefish Energy is committed to restoring power to 100 percent of the island, and ensuring Puerto Rico has an improved, resilient electrical grid.
SOURCE Whitefish Energy Holdings, LLC