Explosion cuts power in Puerto Rico

An explosion at a power station in Puerto Rico left the northern part of the island and portions of San Juan without power Sunday night. Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority (PREPA) said on Twitter that 400 megawatts of power generation had been lost. The fire was caused by a mechanical failure

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NO reason to get political here. It happens, Fix it, and then move on..

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Just last month the island's government announced plans to sell its public energy company’s assets in a bid to modernize their power supply system and recoup its economic losses. More than 30 percent of customers are still without electricity more than four months after the hurricane

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I am afraid this issue is political.  Infrastructure averages roughly 45 years old, compared with 18 years on the U.S. mainland. Also, company has  a $9 billion debt load, filed for bankruptcy last year and faces longstanding accusations of mismanagement and corruption. 

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such a sunny region should be using solar. Preferably with US made solar panels and handful problems solved

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Perry should lead a big Prayer Meeting tomorrow for power to come back

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26 minutes ago, Stephen said:

NO reason to get political here. It happens, Fix it, and then move on..

With all the utilities being owned by the government, utility and electrical failures are a fact of life in Puerto Rico. Has been that way since electric distribution began on the island.

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Was this because they were trying to repair their own electrical grid because they've been forgotten? Doubly tragic.

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They were just making progress, and than this. It just never ends ! 

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Like they didn't already have enough to contend with.

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They can't catch a break. What did they do to offend the gods?!

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2 hours ago, Pavel said:

They can't catch a break. What did they do to offend the gods?!

It depends who you ask.

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6 hours ago, Pavel said:

They can't catch a break. What did they do to offend the gods?!

MENUDO. Nuff said.

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If that's what they're being punished for (and, yes, it's a big one), think of all Americans should be punished for ... 

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3 minutes ago, TraderTate said:

If that's what they're being punished for (and, yes, it's a big one), think of all Americans should be punished for ... 

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1 minute ago, 李伟王芳 said:

He is Canadian

bwahahaha... who knew! 

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