PSNH Crews Head to Maine to Assist with Ice Storm Restoration
December 26 Update: A second wave of PSNH employees left for the State of Maine early this morning to assist with restoration efforts after an ice storm left more than 100,000 customers without power. 20 employees, primarily lineworkers, joined a team of 31 PSNH staff already in the field who set out to help with the restoration efforts on Christmas eve.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H., December 24, 2013 — An initial wave of 31 PSNH employees set out this Christmas Eve to assist in power restoration in the State of Maine, where a significant ice storm has left an estimated 100,000 customers without power.
"Central Maine Power has helped us in New Hampshire during many storm restorations and we're happy to return the favor," said Paul Ramsey, PSNH Vice President - Energy Delivery. "We are also very grateful to our employees who will take time during this holiday season to help others."
The PSNH crews are part of a contingent from Northeast Utilities, PSNH’s parent company, including crews from NSTAR and Western Massachusetts Electric Company.
|Martin Murray||Manager – NH Media Relations|