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

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Photo provided by Tesla

 

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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A Latina Foster Mom And Family Making A Difference

 

(From left) Maritza's husband Carmelo Morales, son Michael, daughter Melissa, Maritza, grandson Juan, Naiomy and Gabriela

(From left) Maritza’s husband Carmelo Morales, son Michael, grandson Juan, daughter Melissa, Maritza, grandson Juan, and Naiomy and Gabriela in front row.

 

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It was in March of 2016 when Maritza Morales met 13-year-old Naiomy and 15-year-old Gabriela. The sisters were part of the Milford based Boys & Girls Village (BGV) Therapeutic Foster Care program—a program that has successfully matched qualified foster parents with vulnerable children throughout the state for more than 75 years. Since being placed with Morales, the girls have begun to thrive in school, have been exposed to many new experiences and are looking forward to a bright, hopeful future.

Morales was one of the ...

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Latinos in Connecticut Working To Protect Our Environment

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Ivette Lopez, a Californian who went to Yale, now calls Connecticut home and she is now working to protect its environment.   In July, she will lead several dozen Latino families from New Haven to one of her favorite East Coast spots, Outer Island, the outermost of the Thimble Islands off Branford, and part of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge.

This will be the second year that Lopez, an intern with the nonprofit Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF), will accompany Latinos to this protected environmental resource along Long Island Sound as part of the annual Latino Conservation Week, one of the yearly highlights of ...

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