Opportunities and Challenges Ahead in Rebuilding Puerto Rico's Electric Grid

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The president of the Puerto Rico chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America talks about the challenges and opportunities ahead in rebuilding the island's electric grid.

Problems Plague Puerto Rico as Gov. Looks to Privatize PREPA

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After months of struggle to restore power in Puerto Rico, the territory’s Gov. 22 announced that the state-owned Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority will be privatized Ricardo Rosselló on Jan.

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Puerto Rico Group Proposes 10-Year, $17.6B Grid Rebuild

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A consortium of government agencies and private utilities unveiled a $17.6-billion plan to make Puerto Rico's electric grid more resilient

Puerto Rico Utility Proposes Eight Minigrids to Run the Island

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Puerto Rico’s electric grid would be divided into eight minigrids that could run independently of one an­other in the event of a hurricane or other natural disaster

Puerto Rico Utility Endures New Crisis in Leadership

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After a management crisis in early July, operations at the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority have settled down following the appointment of electrical engineer José F.

Puerto Rico Rethinks Power Grid After Whitefish Energy Flap

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continue to restore power to the 70% of Puerto Rico that is still without electricity, the island’s government announced it will cancel a $300-million grid-reconstruction contract with Whitefish Energy As private and public agencies.

Puerto Rico still faces up to $50B in recovery work as 2018 hurricane season approaches

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territory's buildings, transportation infrastructure and electric grid as strong as possible before June 1 FEMA said it is trying to make the U.S.

Puerto Rico and the Consequences of Postponed Electrical Grid Upgrades

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Storm hardening of electric systems is no longer an optional luxury

Puerto Rico and the Real-World Consequences of Postponing Upgrades

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Storm hardening of electric systems is no longer an optional luxury

Why Are Weather Delays Such a Big Issue in the Construction Industry?

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Hurricanes and beyond have ripped apart all kinds of construction and infrastructure and plenty of areas in the US face rebuilding: Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico. Prevent electrical accidents. This year has seen some of the most brutal natural disasters in recent history.

Emergency Commercial Facility Disaster Planning: 3 Takeaways from Recent Hurricanes

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Earlier this fall, the entire country watched as hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria caused widespread destruction across Texas, Florida, the Caribbean and Puerto Rico.

Evaluating Natural Disaster Risk In Site Selection

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Four weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, 80% of the island remained without electricity, while hurricanes Irma and Harvey produced heavy winds with resulting storm surge that impacted much of Florida and coastal Texas. By Amanda Taylor.

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Emergency” includes bombings and bomb threats, civil disturbances, fires, explosions, electrical failures, loss of water pressure, chemical and gas leaks, medical emergencies, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes. Federal Management Regulation – FMR, For Real Property.

Federal Real Property Regulations (FAR / FMR)

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Emergency” includes bombings and bomb threats, civil disturbances, fires, explosions, electrical failures, loss of water pressure, chemical and gas leaks, medical emergencies, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes. Federal Management Regulation – FMR, For Real Property.

COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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workers and has 14 plants, including three in Puerto Rico. The Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Economic Development Authorities of Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties, and Electric Cities of Georgia all played a role in shaping the proposal for the Caterpillar project.

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State Focus: New York – Accelerating Biotech Innovation In The Empire State

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LIMA is serviced by both Southwest and American Airlines and just recently National Airlines announced it will start flying to Puerto Rico in June of 2016. By Ed Felton From the March/April 2016 Issue.

Federal Facilities – Implementation of Energy Savings Projects and Performance-Based Contracting for Energy Savings

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e) “United States” means the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and associated territorial waters and airspace. Department of Veterans Affairs National Energy Business Center has recently awarded a design-build contract for a wind turbine electric generation system to serve their Medical Center in St.