September 2017, Puerto Rico’s electricity grid,
. . . was devastated by Hurricane Maria.
11 months later,
. . . the commonwealth finally reconnected electricity,
. . . for all of its residents.
Puerto Rico’s grid powered by expensive, imported fossil fuels,
. . . 47% of electricity generation coming from petroleum, and
. . . the cost of residential electricity in Puerto Rico,
. . . is higher than it is in most states.
At the same time,
. . . the median household income on the island,
. . . is less than 1/2 the median household income in Mississippi,
. . . the poorest of the 50 states.
Currently, 4% of electricity,
. . . is supplied by renewable energy sources.
9-28-2018 Source: U.S.A. History: Longest, Largest #Blackout
U.S.A. History: Longest, Largest #Blackout
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