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According To Tesla’s Elon Musk, His Company Has 11,000+ Energy Storage Projects In Progress In Puerto Rico

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Solar and battery energy project being installed at San Juan’s children’s hospital

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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 ...

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Latinas And Power A Star-Studded Event

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Carmen Yulín Cruz, Marilyn Alverio, Ana Navarro

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In the days and weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, became the face and voice of an island engulfed in a massive humanitarian crisis and crying for help.

The images of Yulín wading through waist-deep water to help the storm’s victims and her relentless and often emotional prodding of the Trump administration and the international community to do more for the 3.5 million Puerto Ricans trying to subsist under dire conditions and the gratitude of millions of Puerto Ricans living on the mainland.

Last week, Yulín was in Hartford to accept the ...

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Connecticut Puerto Ricans Celebrate their Role In This Country’s History

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Borinqueneer Joe Pickard meets the Governor of Puerto Rico who was among the dignitaries attending the dedication.

 

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At the end of a week, when hopes were raised that the 65-year-old Korean War might officially end, in New Britain a celebration and the spotlight was on the Puerto Rican soldiers whose honor and fidelity helped preserve democracy in South Korea before a tenuous armistice in 1953.

At a small park along Farmington Avenue, scores of dignitaries and several hundred spectators gathered Saturday, April 28 for  a “ribbon cutting” ceremony for a new monument to celebrate the courage and sacrifice of the storied 65th Infantry Regiment, a largely volunteer ...

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