The Midterm Election and Its Implications for Puerto Rico

Election results in the U.S. midterm elections are still coming in as we write this CNE Review but the big picture is fairly clear. Adapting to the new political conditions in the U.S. is the only strategy likely to be successful in avoiding two years of stagnation and achieving some policy victories in Washington.

Coordinando la reconstrucción

El Huracán Fiona volvió a dejar al desnudo la vulnerabilidad sustancial de la sociedad puertorriqueña. La pregunta clave que se debe hacer es: ¿por qué cinco años después del huracán María el proceso de reconstrucción está tan atrasado?

The Help Puerto Rico Needs

We believe the current confluence of events calls for President Biden to take bold action and order the creation of an entity similar to the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, which was created by President Obama under Executive Order 13632 of 7 December 2012.

Puerto Rico Recovery Task Force

This Policy Brief focuses on the lack of effective coordination among the relevant stakeholders in the recovery process, set forth principles to guide the process, present policy priorities for both the emergency response to Fiona and the ongoing reconstruction related to María, and suggest a mechanism for effective coordination among and between all the relevant parties.

Blackstart 2022: Llegó la hora cero

El huracán Fiona ha causado el colapso del sistema de energía de Puerto Rico, otra vez. Lo triste es que sabemos lo que tenemos que hacer y no lo hemos hecho. Lee la columna de Sergio M. Marxuach.

Another Look at the PREPA-LUMA Agreement

CNE already published an extensive analysis of the operation and maintenance agreement, back on August 2020. Our objective with this new analysis is to provide a succinct evaluation of the situation today, analyze the options available to the government of Puerto Rico, and hopefully clarify some of the confusion surrounding the operation of this public-private partnership agreement.