Podcast #024: After Maria – How microgrids are helping schools in Puerto Rico stay open during outages

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In this first of a special three-part series, Host Bill Nussey travels to Puerto Rico to visit with community leaders, teachers, and a team of energy specialists who banded together to bring resilient power to schools in the island’s remote mountain towns. The teams used an innovative local energy solution, solar microgrids, to lower the school’s electric bills and to make electricity more resilient against future mega-storms as well as the all too frequent shorter outages.

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After Maria: How solar microgrids are helping remote mountain schools in Puerto Rico stay open during outages.

In this first of a special three part series, Host Bill Nussey travels to Puerto Rico to visit with community leaders, teachers, and a team of energy specialists who banded together to bring more reslileint power to schools in the island’s remote mountain towns using an innovative local energy solution, solar microgrids, making electricity more resilient against future mega-storms as well as the all too frequent shorter outages.

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