Enel X and Eaton Team Up on Solar and Storage Microgrid in Puerto Rico

By [email protected] Enel X and power equipment and management company Eaton will partner on a solar-storage microgrid in Puerto Rico, one of the largest yet built on an island struggling to restructure its hurricane-battered power grid.

The microgrid, Enel X’s first such project in Puerto Rico, will provide backup power at Eaton’s circuit breaker factory in the coastal city of Arecibo. It will center on a 5-megawatt solar array and 1.1 megawatt/2.2 megawatt-hours of battery storage.

Beyond helping back up Eaton’s facility in case of outages or storms, the microgrid will also feed power back to the grid. The companies said the

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