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How Tesla and Elon Musk May Begin Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Power Grid

Tesla founder Elon Musk is in talks with the governor of Puerto Rico to help rebuild the island’s power grid using Tesla technologies. 
Puerto Rico Power Authority workers repair power lines in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in Loiza, Puerto Rico, September 28, 2017. The US island territory, working without electricity, is struggling to dig out and clean up. (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty

Tesla founder Elon Musk is in talks with the governor of Puerto Rico to help rebuild the island’s power grid using Tesla technologies. 


It all started when Twitter user Scott Stapf asked if Musk could rebuild Puerto Rico’s electricity system with independent solar and battery systems.

Could @elonmusk go in and rebuild #PuertoRico’s electricity system with independent solar & battery systems? https://t.co/BYiwBfGQPM

— Scott Stapf (@stapf) October 5, 2017


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