CPS Energy team heading to Puerto Rico to help restore power

Damaged homes in Progreso Barrio Pulguillas, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 24, 2017, after Hurricane Maria ripped through the area.

A CPS Energy team is heading to Puerto Rico to help restore power to the island.

More than 15% of the island remains without power, six months after Hurricane Maria destroyed a good portion of the infrastructure.

On Friday, a blackout covered much of the city of San Juan. Another blackout on Thursday left about 1 million people in the dark. By the afternoon, officials said power was restored to the island's international airport and several hospitals.

CPS Energy will join Austin Energy and Salt River Project for the mission. They will assist with safety operations and distribute goods.

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