Puerto Rico’s Infrastructure Woes Continue

May 9, 2018

5/9/18 – Months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, some rural areas of the island still lack electricity, and even restored sections of the power grid face regular outages. Such disruptions of basic infrastructure by extreme weather events are likely to become more common with climate change, a trio of analysts recently noted in Issues, and they proposed some technological and policy innovations for designing, building, and maintaining energy and other critical infrastructure systems that will be more resilient to future challenges.