Alberto, Beryl, and Chris

These are the names proposed for the first three named tropical storms that develop in the Atlantic and Caribbean during this year’s hurricane season.  Alberto has already shown up early. Although the season doesn’t officially start until June 1, Alberto who started life in the south west Caribbean close to Belize, is heading north for […] Read More

After Maria : Building back Puerto Rico

There’s been lots of talk about Elon Musk sending solar panels and  Powerwall batteries down to Puerto Rico.  This is excellent work — because it keeps the narrative going about distributed power and energy resilience in the face of more intense storms- –which is what the Caribbean is going to have to contend with as […] Read More