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US Territories

How US Territories Can Kick Their Oil Addiction

August 31, 2014 by Eric Wesoff
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US Territories and Oil Need

The 4 million inhabitants of US territories (3.6 million of which live in Puerto Rico) power their islands almost entirely with petroleum. And because the price of oil is relatively high, residential electricity prices in the territories are three to five times the price of mainland electricity.[read more]