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Distributed Energy in Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans are innovating to find new energy solutions after Hurricane Maria.

Publish Date: Topic: Tech + EngineeringTech & EngineeringNova
By Michael Rivera

When Hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, it wreaked havoc on the island’s infrastructure and people. The storm also revealed the weaknesses of Puerto Rico’s centralized electrical grid. Today, Puerto Rican engineers, environmentalists, and community members are joining forces to identify and develop new distributed energy solutions.

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