Besides this tweet from Elon Musk there wasn’t much good stuff coming out of Puerto Rico for months. MONTHS!! Especially regarding turning on power.
Hospital del Niño is first of many solar+storage projects going live. Grateful to support the recovery of Puerto Rico with @ricardorossello
However, a recent analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests that EVs could account for half of all new cars sold by 2040. This begs the following question: as electric cars become more popular, how would a driver charge an EV when electricity is unavailable?
The aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico demonstrates the potential devastating consequences of not having electricity for an extended period of time. Thus, backup charging infrastructure is necessary so that EVs are able to operate when power is unaccessible.
Check out this story to think more about this.