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Solar Container Microgrid

Global Status Report: Renewables

A Bright Future The Global Status Report on Renewables from 2017 provides glimmers of hope towards a more sustainable future: new solar photovoltaic installations surpassed net additions of fossil fuels and nuclear power combined. Solar is transitioning into the mainstream, as a proven technology with wide-scale adoption. Within solar, microgrids are picking up as an…
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Feature: Yale Climate Connections

BoxPower’s founder, Angelo Campus, completed an interview for Yale Climate Connections on the ease and efficiency of BoxPower’s systems. This interview was also featured on NPR. Climate Connections article by Daisy Simmons, below. “Eight months after Hurricane Maria, power had still not been fully restored to the town of Mariana, Puerto Rico. So a company…
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(Clean) Energy is Essential

On June 1st, the 2018 hurricane season began. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center forecasted a 75% chance that the 2018 hurricane season will bring a range of typical to above-average storms. Out of the 10 to 16 named storms that are predicted to occur, it is believed that up to 9…
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BoxPower: Puerto Rico Deployment
BoxPower: About Us #2

People, Power, and Politics in Puerto Rico

It was with great anticipation that I set out for Puerto Rico to attend the PR-GRID conference, an energy-industry conference attended by both the public and private sector players in Puerto Rico’s energy industry. Notable attendees included the ex-CEO of PREPA (the Puerto Rican Electric Power Authority), representatives from FEMA, the Department of Energy, and…
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