Hurricane Irma Shuts Off Power in Puerto Rico, Nears Florida as Gulf Coast Refineries Return to Service, an Industrial Info News Alert

Sept. 8, 2017 – Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)–Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record, added Puerto Rico to its growing list of wreckage. As Floridians continue to evacuate the most vulnerable areas along the coast, the state’s power generators–including the operator of two nuclear power plants–are preparing their facilities for whatever may happen this weekend. Industrial Info is keeping track of scores of power-generation facilities still in Irma’s path.

Within this article: Details on how Florida’s residents and power generators–including Florida Power & Light (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Incorporated–are preparing for Irma, and refineries and chemical-processing facilities in Texas and Louisiana that are returning to service following Harvey.

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