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An Inspiration Story: Solar Microgrid Became a Town's Lifeline in Blackout-Prone Puerto Rico

One day a bakery owner in Puerto Rico decided to generate her own electricity and this is how the story starts…

Puerto Rico is a US territory with 3.2 million population, and has some of the most expensive and least reliable electricity of anywhere in the country. In Castañer where she lives, three or four times in a week power goes out. In 2017 Hurricane Maria left parts of the island in the dark for almost a year. Castañer went without power for eight months.