According To Elon Musk, Tesla Has ‘About 11,000’ Energy Storage Projects Underway In Puerto Rico

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Tesla is apparently significantly ramping up its effort to help rebuild the power grid in Puerto Rico after it was destroyed by hurricanes last year.

After having completed hundreds of energy storage project on the islands in the last few months, Tesla CEO Elon Musk now says that they have ‘about 11,000’ energy storage projects underway in Puerto Rico, which means something big is in the work.

Last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the company installed batteries at 662 locations in Puerto Rico.

We reported that they focused on critical services. For example, Tesla deployed a series of Powerpack systems on the ...

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UConn-Stamford’s Eloisa Melendez: Balancing College And Political Career

 

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Some of Eloisa Melendez’s colleagues have been working in politics since before she was born.

It’s not surprising, considering Melendez is only a 24-year-old student at the University of Connecticut-Stamford who was first elected to the Norwalk Common Council when she was 19.

Melendez has long been enamored with elections since she was little and her mother, a Colombian immigrant, taught her how to vote at the polls. It was a memorable experience when Melendez was able to vote for the first time during the 2012 presidential election.

“The first time I could vote was very, very special,” she said. ”There’s an election every year, but there was ...

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