Crews help restore power in Maine after the Nor’Easter storm


COLCHESTER, Vt (BRPROUD)- Green Mountain Power (GMP) employees travel to Maine, NH to help restore power after the massive storm on the coastal regions of Maine, that brought, rain, high winds, ice on late Tuesday, October, 26.

The Nor’Easter storm shut down power to more than 26,000 in Maine, NH and 600,000 customers across New England.

“We’re glad to go and help, it is neighbors helping neighbors. Utilities from around our region have helped us when big storms have hit Vermont, and so responding to a request for help is the right thing to do,” said GMP Vice President of Field Operations Mike Burke. 

According to the press release, GMP and Central Maine Power are connected to the North Atlantic Mutual Assistance Group, which also helps restore power after storm damages.

GMP covers 266,000 residential and business customers in Vermont with the mission to meet customers’ needs and help customers use less energy and save money.

In 2019 GMP was honored as a nationwide leader in energy transformation by the Smart Electric Power Alliance.

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