Storm-ravaged Caribbean eyes solar, but it won't come cheap

After power outages caused by hurricanes, the Caribbean islands are looking towards more resilient, solar-powered electric systems. However, transforming their grids will prove expensive.
Photo: DEWA
Photo: DEWA
BY EMMA OCKERMAN, BLOOMBERG

For Caribbean islands plunged into darkness after hurricanes Irma and Maria, more resilient, small-scale electric systems powered by the sun are looking increasingly attractive. Transforming a grid, though, isn't cheap.

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