DP&L to send energy based battery storage containers to Puerto Rico

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  A local company is transporting power to Puerto Rico to help the victims of Hurricane Maria.

Dayton Power and Light is working with its parent company want to help families who have been without power since the hurricane whirled through Puerto Rico three months ago.

“People are still there and remain without power.” Director of Corporate Communications for DP&L Mary Ann Kable said. “DP&L along with our parent company AES is committed to the long-term and short-term sustainability and reliability of their grid.”

The companies are creating and putting together 6 containers of energy based battery storage to Puerto Rico and Kable says these containers will help them in extreme conditions.

DP&L says they want to help out those families affected by Hurricane Maria in the best way they can.

“Our mission is to help improve lives and today Puerto Rico needs our help,” Kable said.Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all the latest news, weather and sports.

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