Von Wiegen, who loves the outdoors, was one of many SRP customers who signed up for the Trees for Change program during the Arizona Cardinals regular season and was entered for a chance to win autographed gear from the team. The diehard Arizona Cardinals fan was one of three SRP customers who won a Peterson-signed football.
SRP’s eight-man team continues to work on directing restoration efforts in the Carolina region of Puerto Rico, along with three team members from Austin Energy. The team had heard in advance from coworkers, relatives and friends that the damage to the island was extensive, but it has been worse than what they’d seen on the news — even three months after the hurricane.
SRP is helping to lead and coordinate efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation. In collaboration with two employees from Austin Energy, SRP is providing one of seven 10-person regional Incident Management Teams (IMTs) for the next two months on behalf of the American Public Power Association.
When Jeff Breckon, a team lead in SRP’s Desktop Management department, walks down the hall of the hospital, kids get wide-eyed and even doctors stop to stare. That’s because he’s not there as a patient, visitor or caretaker. He’s there as a Stormtrooper.