After spending three months this summer helping the United Arab Emirates write procedures for a new nuclear power plant, Peter Reese followed his wife’s advice and returned home to the cooler climate of South Minneapolis without a job in hand.
And then, in late September, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and Reese watched in informed disbelief as the federal government promised to rebuild the country’s devastated transmission lines and electric grid, one plant at a time, and restore power within a year.
As far as he’s concerned, that’s not just unrealistic. It’s foolhardy.
Click the link to read the full story, including some insight from All Energy Solar President Michael Allen on how solar can be an important part of getting the power back on for years to come in Puerto Rico.