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When Will Renewables Flourish in Puerto Rico?

Renewables won’t flourish when people are punished with excessive fees, cumbersome regulations.  “Wilson said the RSA-mandated fee would violate Act 17’s ban on direct or indirect fees on renewable energy consumption. He said the proposed 2.7 cents per kilowatt-hour fee … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Has Just Passed Its Own Green New Deal – for solar power

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesellsmoor/2019/03/25/puerto-rico-has-just-passed-its-own-green-new-deal/amp 91,687 views|Mar 25, 2019,3:38 pm Puerto Rico Has Just Passed Its Own Green New Deal James EllsmoorContributor   The bill pushes the island to become a leader in clean energy technology that can better withstand future hurricanes and improve … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico power, water utilities to suspend service to customers in arrears

https://caribbeanbusiness.com/puerto-rico-power-water-utilities-to-suspend-service-to-customers-in-arrears The freeloaders need to be cut off, because it is unsustainable for the utilities to survive when customers don’t pay their bills.  Why they never did this before?  Where is the common sense? Puerto Rico power, water utilities to … Continue reading

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Tesla Powerwalls and Powerpacks keep the lights on at 662 locations in Puerto Rico during island-wide blackout, says Elon Musk

  Tesla Powerwalls and Powerpacks keep the lights on at 662 locations in Puerto Rico during island-wide blackout, says Elon Musk Tesla Powerwalls and Powerpacks keep the lights on at 662 locations in Puerto Rico during island-wide blackout, says Elon Musk … Continue reading

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Renewing your Puerto Rico driver’s license online, how to, renewal, is not yet available.

While it was first in the news in 2016 that a driver’s license can be renewed online, as of April 2018, it is still not possible. This is another instance of the policies and systems of framework leading to a … Continue reading

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Facing Months in the Dark, Ordinary Life in Puerto Rico Is ‘Beyond Reach’

Facing Months in the Dark, Ordinary Life in Puerto Rico Is ‘Beyond Reach’ By FRANCES ROBLES, LIZETTE ALVAREZ and MARY WILLIAMS WALSHSEPT. 22, 2017 Mickey Garcia, far left, tended to food with neighbors in Ingenio Toa Baja, P.R., on Friday. … Continue reading

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Minus Electrical Grid, Puerto Rico Becomes Generator Island

Minus Electrical Grid, Puerto Rico Becomes Generator Island By RICHARD FAUSSET, FRANCES ROBLES and DEBORAH ACOSTAOCT. 7, 2017 Bella Group, in San Juan, P.R., has been selling 200 generators a day since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. Credit Dennis M. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico car insurance – Mapfre, QBE Optima Velox24, Seguros Multiples, Universal

When you register your car, $99 of that fee goes towards about $4000 in compulsory insurance coverage.  This is a good start, but not enough to properly protect yourself in the event of an accident.  The reason Puerto Rico requires … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico tap water, water quality violations ranked worse than all 50 states according to NRDC – Natural Resources Defense Council

https://www.nrdc.org/resources/threats-tap-widespread-violations-water-infrastructure Use the link above to check the water violations in your area. http://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/thecountrysdrinkingwatersystemfails-2319886 The Country’s drinking water system fails A report finds multiple violations both from a lack of monitoring and notifying as well as from the presence of … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico water rates expected to increase in January 2018

http://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/waterhikemustgenerate1020million-2320291 Water hike must generate $1,020 million The AAA is developing several rate models it will submit to the Oversight Board Friday, May 12, 2017 – 9:39 AM By Gerardo E. Alvarado León The original AAA fiscal plan established the … Continue reading

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