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As Puerto Rico’s Privatized Power Grid Collapses, Its Owner Eyes A Bigger Payday – Heemang Parmar
Andrés Gutiérrez Toro considered himself lucky. After Hurricane María destroyed Puerto Rico’s electrical system ― triggering a historic 11-month blackout across much of the island ― and left thousands dead, he lost power for only five months. Still, the situation was so brutal that he ponied up to buy a diesel generator and solar panels….