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Caribbean Islands

Implementing Puerto Rico’s Energy Transformation

Just a couple of months ago, deadly earthquakes in Puerto Rico’s south coast destroyed homes and public buildings and damaged a major power plant. This, coming after the 2017 devastating hurricane season, highlights the continued challenges of the island’s current grid and difficulty of planning for the future. Fortunately, early…

Don’t Miss RMI on 60 Minutes This Sunday!

Learn more about RMI’s work in the Caribbean We have exciting news! On Sunday March 1 at 7 p.m. ET/PT, 6 p.m. CT/MT, you can watch Rocky Mountain Institute on CBS’ 60 Minutes. Justin Locke and Chris Burgess from the Islands …

Puerto Rico’s Electricity System at a Crossroads

Puerto Rico’s electric system is at a crucial inflection point, with an opportunity to pivot from years of hardship—high energy costs, utility bankruptcy, the largest blackout in US history, and heavy pollution from a system 98 percent powered by fossil fuels—to a new vision that is clean, reliable, and resilient.