PREPA executive director points out “exorbitant” expenses and “inefficiencies” of LUMA Energy

PREPA executive director points out “exorbitant” expenses and “inefficiencies” of LUMA Energy

The executive director of the Electric Power Authority (EEA), Joshua Columbusquestioned a series of expenses, in his opinion, “exorbitant” and “inefficiencies” of LUMA Energyamid discussions on how the budgets for the energy component of Puerto Rico will be for the next fiscal year.

In a letter addressed to the executive director of the Fiscal Oversight Board (JSF), Robert F. Mujicaengineer Colon pointed out that LUMA has spent millions of dollars “on seconded employees of the companies that make up the consortium: the Canadian firm ATCO and the companies based in the United States, Quanta Services Inc. and IEM.”

“Despite LUMA’s resistance to reveal any information to PREPA on this matter, PREPA discovered that LUMA spends more than $200 million” in the Assigned Employee Program, read the letter.

“The Assigned Employees Program, funded by taxpayers, does not create jobs for the people of Puerto Rico, who have equal or greater ability to maintain and operate T&D (transmission and distribution) systems. Salaries, wages and benefits paid to seconded employees far exceed those of local employees“, Add.

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