DOE calls for large Puerto Rico gas plant as island targets 100% renewables

Utility Dive: Tuesday's hearing in the House Natural Resources Committee laid bare the tension over how to reshape Puerto Rico's energy future after Hurricane Maria destroyed PREPA's grid in 2017.

Last month, legislators on the island territory passed a 100% renewable energy mandate PREPA would have to hit by 2050. It awaits the likely signature from Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.

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