October 25, 2017
The Puerto Rican government has a website updating its recovery efforts: status.pr. The data on the number of customers with electricity was collected from this website on a daily basis.
Correction (October 27, 2017): There is some controversy regarding the information in status.pr‘s dashboard. The AEE’s figures are not for the percentage of customers with electricity but the amount of power generated by the electric company. This is an important distinction. For more information, check out Noticel’s article, which addresses this issue more fully.
October 26, 2017
October 27, 2017
Using Google Trends is quite easy. The platform is very intuitive. Here is a good article, written by the Pew Research Center’s Galen Stocking and Katerina Eva Masta, detailing six ways researchers can use Google Trends.
October 28, 2017
Finding information on Puerto Rico’s or the United States’s sources of energy is quite easy. The U.S. Energy Information Administration has a ton of information.
Getting information on the other countries in the Caribbean Basin is a bit more difficult. The post includes information for Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. If you click on each country, you can find links to the information used in the bar graph.