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Probably possible to build hurricane-proof wind turbines and some of that is  already built-in I'm sure to the wind installations in hurricane country.  Wind, according to what I've read, saw more damage than solar, whose panels are usually rated to 150 mph windspeeds.   The estimate of solar damage on Puerto Rico I've read is about 15% of installed solar capacity.

There are already efforts underway to make at least 10 of the Caribbean islands majority renewably powered and I suspect recent events will speed that transition.  Hawaii is planning on 70% renewables by 2030 and that may be one of the models the Caribbean countries will use.

Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC) (http://www.carilec.org)  may have some ideas about a super-grid but you have to ask them.

Solar IS Civil Defense

by gmoke on Thu Nov 2nd, 2017 at 09:11:57 PM EST
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