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Utility workers repair high-voltage power lines across from the Florida Keys Marathon International Airport Sept. 12, 2017 in Marathon, Fla. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Utility workers repair high-voltage power lines across from the Florida Keys Marathon International Airport Sept. 12, 2017 in Marathon, Fla. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

In Florida, utility crews continue to work to restore electricity to millions of homes and businesses after Irma. Florida Power and Light, the state's largest electric utility, says it hopes to have service fully restored to its customers by Sept. 22.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks about the challenges utilities face after storms with Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the University of Florida's Public Utility Research Center.

This segment aired on September 13, 2017.

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