Terrain Tropics and Topography
Emergency relief crews working with Army Corps of Engineers, Task Force Power Restoration, pull a wooden power pole up a newly created road to as part of the ongoing effort to restore power to the Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, Christmas Eve, 2017. USACE is partnering with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, the Department of Energy and FEMA and contracted partners, to restore safe and reliable power to the people of Puerto Rico. As assigned by FEMA, USACE leads the federal effort to repair the hurricane-damaged electrical power grid in support of the Government of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority reports 59.4 percent or 875,500 of the 1.47M customers who are able to receive electric power have their service restored.