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‘Robust’ Prepa, LUMA deal structured to avoid failure of Prasa privatization

Privitization of electrical grid in an effort to decrease electricity costs, increase renewal energy, while increasing uptime and decreasing outages. ‘Robust’ Prepa, LUMA deal structured to avoid failure of Prasa privatization ‘Robust’ Prepa, LUMA deal structured to avoid failure of … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico: For Real Resilience, Go Renewable, such as with Solar Energy

Puerto Rico: For Real Resilience, Go Renewable Puerto Rico: For Real Resilience, Go Renewable July 1, 2020  |  By Javier Rúa-Jovet Ashvin Dayal Roy Torbert Puerto Ricans are facing new and ongoing threats to health, safety, and the economy, including … Continue reading

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A long road to reconstruction of Puerto Rico’s power grid. LUMA Energy talks about its goals and challenges

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/alongroadtoreconstruction-2577861 A long road to reconstruction LUMA Energy talks about its goals and challenges regarding the management of the island´s power grid Wednesday, June 24, 2020 – 1:38 PM By Joanisabel González LUMA prevailed in the process by bidding about … Continue reading

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IEEFA Puerto Rico: Washington and San Juan hid from the public actual spending on electric power system

IEEFA Puerto Rico: Washington and San Juan hid from the public actual spending on electric power system Tom Sanzillo and Ingrid Vila Biaggi June 15, 2020 Read More → IEEFA Puerto Rico: Washington and San Juan hid from the public … Continue reading

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No Oversight of $1.5 Billion Electric Project Raises Alarm over Privatization of Puerto Rico’s Power

https://www.democracynow.org/2020/6/17/puerto_rico_power_project_privatization No Oversight of $1.5 Billion Electric Project Raises Alarm over Privatization of Puerto Rico’s Power June 17, 2020 Watch Full Show Listen Media Options Topics Puerto Rico Privatization Corporate Power Money & Politics Guests Ingrid Vila Biaggi president of … Continue reading

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Is Puerto Rico About to Give Another Terrible Energy Contract to an American Company – New Fortress Energy?

https://newrepublic.com/article/157880/puerto-rico-give-another-terrible-energy-contract-american-company Kate Aronoff/June 2, 2020 Is Puerto Rico About to Give Another Terrible Energy Contract to an American Company? Prepa, the island’s electric power company, and FEMA have found themselves embroiled in scandal before. Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images On January 6 … Continue reading

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‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake on January 10, 2020

http://news.trust.org/item/20200111010733-010sr ‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake by Reuters Saturday, 11 January 2020 01:40 GMT (Adds comment from Yauco resident, background on aftershocks) By Ricardo Ortiz YAUCO, Puerto Rico, Jan 10 (Reuters) – A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked … Continue reading

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‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/us/puerto-rico-earthquake.html ‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico The state of chaos that followed the 2017 storm robbed Puerto Ricans of any belief that their leaders could manage another natural disaster. Video 0:09/1:38 transcript Puerto Rico Earthquake … Continue reading

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2020 Puerto Rico earthquakes – Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico with the recent earthquake activity in the news? YES

Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico?  The answer is YES. Despite the recent earthquakes in the news in Puerto Rico, it is safe to visit.  First of all, most tourists arrive at the airport in SJU, San Juan, which … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the US territory

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-01-10/puerto-ricos-earthquakes-pile-up-fresh-struggles-for-the-u-s-territory Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the U.S. territory A Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, church was heavily damaged in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake. (Jorge Castillo / Los Angeles Times) By Jorge Castillo Jan. 10, 2020 9 AM GUAYANILLA, Puerto … Continue reading

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