AEP Ohio sent 14 line workers to Puerto Rico over the weekend to assist with power restoration efforts following the devastation of Hurricane Maria in September.
The team joined four AEP Ohio storm restoration experts who have been on the ground helping since early January.
Crews flew out of Columbus and were joined on the plane by 28 line workers from their sister companies in Indiana and Kentucky. Appalachian Power, Indiana Michigan Power and Kentucky Power. The plane also stopped in Tulsa to pick up 22 additional line workers.
The group of 64 AEP workers safely arrived in Puerto Rico this past Saturday evening.