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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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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 Fred … Continue reading

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Electricity restored to 75 percent of customers in Puerto Rico, according to Utility

http://abcnews.go.com/US/electricity-restored-75-percent-customers-puerto-rico-utility/story?id=53005459 Electricity restored to 75 percent of customers in Puerto Rico: Utility By M.L. NESTEL Feb 11, 2018, 6:30 PM ET Carlos Giusti/APPublic Works Sub-Director Ramon Mendez, wearing hard hat, directs locals who are municipal workers, Eliezer Nazario, holding rope, … Continue reading

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5 things to know about Puerto Rico 100 days after Hurricane Maria

Fake news unfairly blaming Trump.  PR’s power grid and financial situation were in bad shape long before Trump became President. https://www.vox.com/2017/12/23/16795342/puerto-rico-maria-christmas 5 things to know about Puerto Rico 100 days after Hurricane Maria Life has improved for many people, but … Continue reading

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Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup?

Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup? By FRANCES ROBLES and PATRICIA MAZZEIDEC. 23, 2017 San Isidro, P.R., this week. Some areas of Puerto Rico will not have power for as long as eight … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Slow Hurricane Recovery Is Suffocating Small Business

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-07/puerto-rico-s-slow-hurricane-recovery-is-suffocating-small-business December 7, 2017, 5:01 AM EST Illustrator: Khylin Woodrow This fall’s hurricane season has been rough on Jesús Vázquez’s family business outside San Juan. Their 35-year-old ice factory and adjacent laundromat hasn’t had power since Hurricane Irma, which hit … Continue reading

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