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Austin Energy powers Navajo Nation homes, journeyman has meaningful homecoming

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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An Austin Energy crew has returned home from a 2,000 mile trip to the Navajo Nation in Arizona, where they helped bring power to homes there for the first time. But for journeyman Eddie Jodie, the trip was a special one. "I kind of felt like a superhero a little bit, you know?" Jodie said. Jodie says bringing power to homes in the Navajo Nation, where some members have gone generations without electricity, is an experience he'll never forget. "Well, that smile on everyone's face, you know, when they first...

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