Puerto Rico

DDEC picks 3 candidates for PROtech project in Yabucoa

PROTech’s master plan follows a similar project existing in Hawaii. The Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DDEC, in Spanish) announced the completion of the Request for Qualifications application process to develop the proposed $300 million Puerto Rico Ocean Technology Complex (PROTech) in Yabucoa. As a result, three companies — WSP USA Building, Inc./Marvel Marchand, Agru America, and Energy Center ...

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Puerto Rico Regulators Want IRP To Include More Renewables, VPPs, and Mini Grids

Puerto Rico’s utility system was virtually wiped out after Hurricane Maria devastated the island three years ago. Some utility customers were without electricity for almost a year. The reasons for the disaster that befell Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, the island’s utility company, were themselves a perfect storm of greed, corruption, and ignorance. Mismanagement by the US government and Congress ...

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Puerto Rico Port Authority calls request for proposals for drydock

Puerto Rico Port Authority has initiated a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the drydock located at Pier 15 in Isla Grande, San Juan. The drydock was initially built in the early 1940s and operated by the United States Navy. It was acquired by Puerto Rico Port Authority (PRPA) in the late 1990s at ...

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Ports Begins RFP Process to Repair Dry Dock in Pier 15

Investment of up to $20 million, should create around 400 jobs The Ports Authority will receive the proposals until October 17.  Puerto Rico Ports Authority Executive Director Joel A. Pizá Batiz has announced that the entity initiated a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the dry dock located at Pier 15 in Isla Grande, ...

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