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Officials say it could take 24 to 36 hours to fully restore power to the island, which was hit hard by Hurricane Maria last September.
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More than 100,000 residents remain without power, and outages are frequent in the U.S. territory, which isn't expected to have its electrical grid fully repaired until May, eight months after the storm.
The incident sets back efforts to restore electricity across the island, which is struggling to recover from destruction caused by Hurricane Maria in September.
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Officials say 55 percent of the nearly 1.5 million customers have power, marking the first time the government has provided that statistic since the Category 4 storm hit on Sept. 20.