May the energy-saving revolution begin

Vélez, Eva Lloréns
March 2012
Caribbean Business;3/1/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p35
The article focuses on the enactment of the Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) law in Puerto Rico. It mentions that the law will allow energy-savings companies (ESCO) to lower energy costs among public structures. According to Luis Bernal Jiménez, executive director at Puerto Rico Energy Affairs Administration (EAA) the law permits agencies to have agreement with ESCO that have been prequalified by the EAA and the federal Energy Affairs Office.


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