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Tesla Hooks Up Puerto Rican Children’s Hospital with Solar Power

McKinley Corbley - GoodNewsNetwork
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November 6, 2017
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Elon Musk has used Tesla’s solar panels and battery storage to turn the power back on San Juan’s Children’s Hospital — and he did it free of charge (The Young Turks)

Saying that you CAN do something is not the same as ACTUALLY doing something. Alternative energy company Tesla knows the difference - and they’re actively making good on a promise to restore power to Puerto Rico after it was slammed by Hurricane Maria.

Last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reached out to Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Twitter about rebuilding the island’s electrical grid using a solar-powered energy system.

“The Tesla team has done this for many smaller islands around the world, but there is no scalability limit, so it can be done for Puerto Rico too,” Musk said.

The governor enthusiastically responded, and now, the energy company has published an example of their capability.

... According to El Nuevo Dia, the donated panels can provide the hospital and its 3,000 young patients with as much energy as they need.

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