By LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍ September 10, 2017 LOÍZA, P.R. — As government workers cleared roads obstructed by uprooted trees and repaired toppled electricity lines, residents of Puerto Rico felt some relief that the eye wall of...
The chief executive, Lonnie Carter, announced his retirement less than a month after the utility, Santee Cooper, halted the project, plagued by cost overruns.
The Energy Department report says the current grid is robust but suggests additional support for the ailing coal and nuclear industries.
Grid operators will scramble when solar panels go dark — a rare trial run for a future in which the nation will be more reliant on renewable energy.
The sprawling, eccentric machine that first delivered power in Manhattan 135 years ago is undergoing a major transformation.