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OG&E helping Puerto Rico electric restoration.

OG&E has deployed crews to Puerto Rico to support an industry led effort for ongoing power restoration on the island. Eighteen investor-owned electric companies are mobilizing crews at the request of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority

Tomorrow,  OG&E will deliver 48 of its vehicles to Lake Charles, La. The vehicles will be loaded onto a barge for transport to Puerto Rico. Following the vehicle shipment, OG&E will send an advance team to the island to unload vehicles, coordinate lodging for crews and secure staging areas.

Saturday, Jan. 13, 50 OG&E crew members will leave for Puerto Rico, and begin work Monday. Jan. 15. After 20 days, those crew members will be released, and 50 new OG&E crew members will arrive and continue work for at least another 20 days.