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Solar Energy Making a Difference at PRASA Guaynabo Plant

The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico is fully committed to supporting the Puerto Rico Government, agencies, and public corporations as they continue to transition to renewable energy. One important example of this broad government initiative is the on-site solar energy project of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority’s (PRASA) Los Filtros …

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Working Group on Transportation Sector Reform Established

Transportation sector reform is a key element of improving Puerto Rico’s infrastructure, and the Certified Fiscal Plan for the Highways and Transportation Authority (HTA) defines the steps to reform the transportation system. To ensure the successful implementation, the Oversight Board, the Government, and HTA established a working group to establish an implementation plan. The principal …

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PRIDCO As A Booster For Economic Development

Enhancing the industrial development of Puerto Rico is an important step towards the island’s path to economic growth and stability. In that process, the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) is key to provide a first-class portfolio of industrial properties to make the island more competitive and attract greater investments. PRIDCO owns a large inventory …

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Transforming Puerto Rico’s Public Education System Through Professional Growth

Professional growth is a powerful motivator. Public school districts that provide robust professional development opportunities, including both formal training and experiential learning, can develop strong leaders within their systems.  In Puerto Rico, equipping education professionals with new skills and experiences is crucial for the transformation of the public education system to support better student outcomes. …

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Improving Government Operations While Creating a High-Performance Workforce Part II

Since 2020, 170 students from the University of Puerto Rico’s faculties of Law, Business Administration, Social Sciences and Humanities help reduce the backlog in the Puerto Rico Department of Justice’s Property Registry Office, resolving over 400,000 backlog cases. Now the Oversight Board approved UPR’s request to allocate an additional $8 million to this successful program, …

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