The Puerto Rican Energy Electric Authority is working to use more renewable energy, partially as a way to harden its power generation and distribution system against future hurricanes. “In terms of generation, something very important that will happen is that we will add capacity to the network with batteries and with rapid response units that it will allow renewable energy,” Jose Ortiz, director of the authority, told El Nuevo Dia in an interview. “Renewable energy is good as it is clean, but it is unstable and variable. It is not trustworthy unless you have back-up and that is what we are doing,” he added. There are four consortia pre-selected for supplying the […]