If the island can succeed in transitioning to microgrids at a large scale, it could be a model for what can happen in other parts of the U.S. In California, where hundreds of thousands of people lost power last summer when as utilities tried (and failed) to prevent power lines from sparking wildfires, PG&E, one utility, has talked about accelerating community-scale microgrids. In the Northeast, where blizzards and hurricanes can take out power, Sunrun is creating a network of thousands of homes with solar panels and batteries that can work together to keep the grid operating. But it’s possible that things could change even more quickly in Puerto Rico. … [Read more...] about How have Puerto Rico’s new microgrids performed during its massive power outage?