Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican school benefits from sonnen microgrid

The rest of the U.S. citizenry appears to have forgotten about Puerto Rico and the suffering of its people (also U.S. citizens) – but companies like sonnen and Pura Energía are working to return electricity to critical infrastructure projects like schools.

PREPA prepares privatization push

In accordance with the announced plans of Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló, the island utility’s Governing Board unveiled its vision of the future late last week.

Power, to the people

Puerto Rico: The devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria on the island of Puerto Rico was vast and indiscriminate. Reporter Daniella Cheslow visited some of the areas most badly affected and found a shredded grid, a rising demand for energy independence, solar and storage, and a heartening reminder of humankind’s capacity for kindness, endurance and determination.

1

Sunnova begs Congress: You must help Puerto Rico restore power

The island’s largest residential solar installer is asking Congress to modify the investment tax credit (ITC) into a cash-grant program, which it says would encourage private investment in the area.

Sunnova to PREPA: Either help, or get out of the way

In a pointed letter to Puerto Rico’s utility, the U.S. residential solar provider, who has been trying to provide power to customers on the island since two hurricanes devastated it earlier this year, blasts the utility for making its job infinitely harder.

Puerto Rico welcomes solar: An interview with San Juan Mayor Yulín Cruz

Three months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, about half the capital San Juan is still waiting for the lights to come back on. In this interview with journalist Daniella Cheslow, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz says this is an opportunity for private capital to help transform the city and the territory into a solar laboratory.

Broad coalition unveils $17.6 billion plan to rebuild Puerto Rico’s grid

Under the leadership of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Puerto Rico Energy Resiliency Working Group (PRERWG) released a 63-page plan to build a more resilient power system for the U.S. territory, following the devastation by two hurricanes earlier this year.

1

Bringing life-saving power to Puerto Rico

In this interview, Solar Foundation President and Executive Director Andrea Luecke talks about how Solar Saves Lives came together, what the organization is doing now and what it needs.

Puerto Rico receives an influx of solar-powered help

The U.S. territory is still devastated and is struggling with basic needs, including a widespread lack of electricity. Global nonprofit OHorizons and battery company sonnen are trying to help.

Sunrun, Empowered by Light bring electricity to fire stations in Puerto Rico

The organizations will provide PV and storage to a total of eight more power stations stations, as half of the island remains without electricity.

Welcome to pv magazine USA. This site uses cookies. Read our policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close