Almost 40% of Puerto Rico has still not been reconnected to the power grid. 30% of the cell towers are still down. People are still in shelters because their homes have not been rebuilt, and many other challenges remain.
Sounds like a problem for blockchain and cryptocurrency?
“We’re leapfrogging the developed world,” Enrique Martinez, the CEO of WebCapitalists, said today at TechBeach Retreat in Jamaica. “We’re bringing solar panels to Puerto Rico … and can now create a market for electricity using cryptocurrencies and blockchain.”