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Elon Musk Is Only Somewhat Right That Tesla’s Solar & Storage Can Scale To Rebuild Puerto Rico’s Grid

October 14th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard

There’s a lot more to replacing a grid than just solar and storage. Tesla can certainly help Puerto Rico rebuild, but it will be one of many participants in that process. It could easily make a lot of individual residences and office buildings more resilient with rooftop solar and PowerWalls. It could easily double or triple the amount of solar generation Puerto Rico has today. It could easily set up grid storage that would smooth the use of more renewables


Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello Tweets To Elon Musk For Help, Elon Sends Troops (#ElonTweets)

October 6th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The upside of Twitter showed in an exchange between Ricardo Rossello, the governor of Puerto Rico, and real-world Tony Stark Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Governor Rossello was seemingly sending a desperate plea of help to someone who gets turned to for that more and more. He was reaching out specifically about support rebuilding the collapsed grid in Puerto Rico. Ever so swiftly, Elon Musk responded positively


Tesla Powerwalls + Solar Panels Sent To Puerto Rico

October 1st, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Puerto Rico has been ravaged and is facing significant loss of human life and harm to human life, among other things. Lack of drinking water, dehydration, food scarcity, and so many other problems are facing the Americans living there. The electric power grid in Puerto Rico is gone.  In a humanitarian effort to help the devastated and still threatened population, one of the companies stepping in to help is Tesla



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