- Oct 28, 2019 6:00 pm GMT
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Last week, Puerto Rico unveiled details of a $20 billion plan to strengthen and modernize their power grid. To combat future storm winds, the 10-year plan will bury power lines, increase natural gas and create a T&D system that will withstand winds of at least 160 mph. The government expects to choose the company that will take over Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority by the end of the year. Rebuilding is necessary, but does a 10-year plan mean another decade of power outages, rate hikes and recession woes for islanders?