Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Tesla helps Puerto Rico hospital retain power

January 5, 2018

Tesla rerouted some of its production to help areas in Puerto Rico devastated by hurricanes Irma and Maria, according to an article on the Health Facilities Maintenance website.

Hospital del Niño in San Juan became the first recipient of a donated solar array and Powerpack system. 

The system comprises more than 700 solar panels and a battery system for storing energy.

The system, a flexible and scalable modular battery pod system for storing energy, is located on the hospital’s parking lot.

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