09 Oct '17, 3pm

Will Solar, Storage Arrival In Puerto Rico Be a Breakthrough?

Will Solar, Storage Arrival In Puerto Rico Be a Breakthrough?

Renewable-energy advocates have wasted no time in promoting solar and batteries as a solution for regions wrecked by hurricanes Irma and Maria. Tesla Inc. said it would send hundreds of battery systems to Puerto Rico that could be paired with rooftop panels. Edward Fenster, chairman of solar-panel provider Sunrun Inc. said it’s also looking to help in restoration efforts. The storms knocked out power to millions of utility customers who depend largely on fossil-fuel plants and long-distance transmission lines for service. Some in Puerto Rico may be in the dark for as long as a year as the grid’s repaired.

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