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July 06, 2019 - NPR

Puerto Rico Harnesses The Power Of The Sun For A Renewable Energy Future

Puerto Rico Harnesses The Power Of The Sun For A Renewable Energy Future
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Mameyes is a small community of about 1,000 people high in Puerto Rico's central mountains. But in its own way, it is one of the leaders of Puerto Rico's energy future.

The move to solar was important, Valentine says, because after Maria it took months before power was restored to the area. This makes Mameyes self-sufficient and able to respond to residents' needs in future disasters. "The whole school is fully solar energy" and can serve as a shelter, he says.

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