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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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Puerto Rico to receive unprecedented funding injection in the billions of dollars for reconstruction after Hurricane Maria hit 9-20-17

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/puertoricotoreceiveunprecedentedfundinginjection-2575575 Puerto Rico to receive unprecedented funding injection After two and a half years of setbacks and lessons, federal and local governments say reconstruction is finally gaining traction Sunday, June 14, 2020 – 12:35 PM By Joanisabel González 0 ✉ … Continue reading

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Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure – average grade of D-

Does Puerto Rico still use the marketing slogan, “Puerto Rico does it better?” Does what better?  Better than whom? https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/reportrevealsseriousdeficienciesinpuertoricosinfrastructure-2529236 Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure The American Society of Civil Engineers says findings in the report show … 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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Even before Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico was a mess

https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21730432-even-hurricane-maria-hit-it-was-mess-story-puerto-ricos-power-grid Even before Hurricane Maria hit, it was a mess Oct 19th 2017 | SALINAS IN A room beneath the smokestacks of the Aguirre steam plant in south-eastern Puerto Rico, an engineer points to a colourful poster entitled “How Electricity … Continue reading

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