Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico Electricity Overview

Lares Municipio released 99,257,706.59 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which makes it the 45th highest polluting county in Puerto Rico.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Lares Municipio saw a 0.74% decrease throughout the past 12 months.

At $95.73, the Lares Municipio average monthly residential electricity expense is 2.96% lower than the state average bill.

Lares Municipio is ranked as the 45th largest consuming county out of 78 counties in Puerto Rico with over 100,000 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens for their electricity needs.

With a population of 28,105 citizens, Lares Municipio is the 45th most populated county in the state.

No electricity generation takes place in Lares Municipio, meaning the county must import their electricity from outside of their borders.


  • Total Consumption

    140,489 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    5 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    99,257,707 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,531.67 kg

Lares zona urbana, PR Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 22.68 cents per kilowatt hour for inhabitants of Lares zona urbana, which is 0.26% below the average Puerto Rico price of 22.74 cents. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority sells an estimated 9,513.01 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other vendors. The Puerto Rico average monthly residential electricity bill is $98.65, while the Lares zona urbana average is 2.96% lower at $95.73 per month. This ranks the city 4th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

The use of electricity in Lares zona urbana accounts for 17,944,437.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 51st largest amount in the state out of 294 cities. This total equates to 3,531.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the city ranks 7th highest in Puerto Rico for emissions per capita. The residents of Lares zona urbana have to use power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating plants in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lares zona urbana

Lares zona urbana residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.420/kWh$0.152/kWh$115.20/mo.$4.07/mo.
3rd22.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lares zona urbana
4th$95.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lares zona urbana Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lares zona urbana, Puerto Rico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Puerto Rico Electric Power AuthorityBUNDLED22.6895.736,897,2531,564,553,009

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Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico Details

Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico Net Metering

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is the only provider we have covering Lares Municipio. Fortunately for residents they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs an option. Regulations put in place at the state level are poor for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The single company in Lares Municipio who reports energy loss data reported an annual loss of 11.45%. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Lares Municipio a rank of 2852nd best in the US out of 3221.

Power Companies in Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico


Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico?

The largest electricity supplier in Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico by total customer count is Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.

What electricity companies offer service in Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority26,563

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01