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CEPM and CEB reinforce security measures to protect the community from the arrival of Storm Franklin

CEPM, and its subsidiary CEB, is in permanent coordination with the relief corps to maintain safety and well-being in its concession area, as part of its protocols during the hurricane season.

La Altagracia, August 22, 2023 – The Consorcio Energético Punta Cana-Macao (CEPM) and its subsidiary Compañía de Electricidad de Bayahíbe (CEB) are carrying out intense efforts in terms of prevention and preparation before the imminent arrival of tropical storm Franklin to the country, expected in the first hours of this Wednesday. The CEPM-CEB team has been in constant monitoring and coordination to ensure the safety of its operations and the well-being of the community.

Since the beginning of the alert, both companies have held follow-up meetings in which various areas of focus have been addressed in order to guarantee the continuity of services and safety in their concession area. In this regard, CEPM has worked closely with relief institutions and especially with the District Municipality to strengthen security measures in the community.

One of the highlights of this collaboration has been the assistance provided in terms of power plants and fuel to ensure power supply in critical areas. In addition, assistance teams have been made available to reinforce security and response operations in the event of any contingency.

To ensure the safety of its employees and customers, the company informed that the commercial offices will remain closed from Tuesday, August 22 at noon and all day Wednesday. “We are in permanent contact with our clients through the virtual office and the company’s digital channels to assist them at any time. We recommend recharging with sufficient foresight and avoiding travel during these days of alert.“Helena Saenz, senior manager of Communications and Shared Value, reported.

CEPM and CEB’s actions reflect a commitment to safeguarding the integrity and well-being of the community in times of natural challenges such as the approaching storm Franklin. CEPM-CEB reaffirms its responsibility in the maintenance of electric power and the contribution to the general welfare of society. This was demonstrated last year with the passage of Hurricane Fiona when 90% of the service was restored in less than 36 hours.

Along the same lines, CEPM-CEB has also carried out specific measures in each of its divisions in order to mitigate the potential impacts of the storm. In power generation, distribution and transmission, comprehensive reviews of facilities have been conducted and measures have been taken to ensure the integrity of infrastructure, including the mobilization of personnel to conduct detailed reviews.

On the other hand, the company has maintained constant communication with its customers and the community in general through different channels to provide updated information and precautionary measures. The safety, health and welfare of all involved remains CEPM-CEB’s top priority at this time and they are prepared to address any mishaps promptly.

For more information and updates, it is recommended to follow CEPM’s official social networks and stay informed through the company’s communication channels.

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