Puerto Rico Faces Massive Blackout Days After Privatization of Electrical Grid

HeadlineJun 11, 2021
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Much of Puerto Rico lost power on Thursday after a fire at an electrical substation. The massive blackout comes just days after the private U.S. and Canadian company LUMA Energy formally took over management of the island’s electric grid from the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, or PREPA, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

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