All posts tagged "Aguirre"
Despite having enough cash, Prepa proposes rate hike to cover rising fuel costs
Energy Bureau chair inclined to prevent charges be passed to ‘defenseless’ utility customers
- Posted September 24, 2020
Puerto Rico utility union requests meeting with gov to discuss stalled collective bargaining
Powerplants break down amid peaking hurricane season
- Posted September 3, 2019
IEEFA Puerto Rico: Massive liquefied natural gas project dead
Finally, some good news for electricity ratepayers in Puerto Rico
- Posted November 30, 2018
Energy Commission to reconsider order to stop construction of Aguirre Offshore GasPort
SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Energy Commission (PREC) accepted the request of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) to reconsider its own directive, which amends the Integrated Resource Plan and stops construction of the Aguirre...
- Posted October 28, 2016
Prepa grid coming back online, slowly
SAN JUAN – An island submerged in darkness Wednesday following a fire at the Central Aguirre thermoelectric powerplant that sparked a massive outage across the island’s decrepit electric transmission grid was slowly seeing power restored though the...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Provisional Electric Bill Hike Begins Monday
SAN JUAN – A provisional hike of 1.299 cents per kilowatt-hour in Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) rates goes into effect Monday for all customers as part of an agreement to restructure the public utility’s $9 billion...
- Posted July 31, 2016
Repair of Aguirre Plant to Leave Plenty in the Dark
About twenty municipalities to be affected Wednesday night
- Posted July 27, 2016
Prepa Management Accused of ‘Playing Russian Roulette’ to Privatize Utility
SAN JUAN – The management of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) is playing Russian roulette with the public utility in order to privatize it, Ricardo Santos, secretary of Health and Occupational Safety for the Irrigation...
- Posted July 26, 2016
Prepa Board: Aguirre Gasport to Begin Operations February 2018
Southern coast facility would help diversify energy sources for Puerto Rico and reduce utility bills
- Posted April 27, 2016
Environmentalists Sue Federal Agency for Natural Gas project in Aguirre
SAN JUAN – The Environmental Dialogue Committee (CDA by its Spanish acronym) announced Monday it will sue the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for violations of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for authorizing the construction and operation...
- Posted February 22, 2016