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Puerto Rico’s T&D networks set for modernisation

LUMA Energy has commenced operation and maintenance of Puerto Rico's electricity transmission and distribution systems.

What an ‘intelligent hurricane’ can uncover

When detailed data can be captured about interconnected infrastructure systems, utility managers will be able to make better informed decisions in times of crisis.

Ocean energy research moves closer in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has the ambition to become a leader in ocean energy with the PROTech project, for which RFPs are being sought.
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Technology providers bring light to Puerto Rico school

A host of power sector technology providers have collaborated to bring light to the  SU Manuel Ortiz school in Puerto Rico. Eleven months since Hurricane Maria plunged the three-building school into darkness, the school and...
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The age of energy storage?

If Californian regulators give their approval, the site of a natural-gas power plant at Moss Landing, could be the site of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery project by late 2020. The 300MW battery facility will...
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White Paper outlines design for mini-grids to energise Puerto Rico

Siemens has released its white paper, “Resilient by Design: Enhanced Reliability and Resiliency for Puerto Rico’s Electric Grid,” which outlines a new energy infrastructure framework in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Maria. The...

Puerto Rico utility elects new CEO in line with austerity plans

Puerto Rico’s power utility has elected Jose Ortiz, a former chief executive of the water and sewer utility as CEO.

Leadership storm hits Puerto Rico utility as new CEO resigns

The 'day-old' chief executive of the Puerto Rico Utility, Rafael Diaz-Granados, has resigned. Five of the seven board members will also be leaving with him, leaving the utility in a leadership crisis. The resignation...
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Puerto Rico enacts law privatising energy generation

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares has signed the bill to carry out the transformation of the Electric Power Authority (AEE) that seeks to benefit the consumer and make the Island more competitive. The law,...
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Puerto Rico update: Partnership to boost grid planning effort

The New York State Smart Grid Consortium (NYSSGC) has entered into a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) and ProsumerGrid, Inc., to assist with Puerto Rico’s long...