Commercial, Public Service

Small Montana Firm With Helo Tasked With Restoring Puerto Rico’s Power

By Staff Writer | October 25, 2017

Hurricane Maria Effects

Puerto Rican residents walk in flooded streets in Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 22, following Hurricane Maria. Photo courtesy of the Puerto Rico National Guard

Montana firm Whitefish Energy Holdings was awarded a $300 million contract to resort Puerto Rico's power grid after the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. Though only made up of two people, Whitefish was chosen due to its experience in maintaining and repairing transmission lines and working in mountainous regions via helicopter.

Read more at NPR.

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