Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico Electric Profile

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Lares Municipio is Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.

Residents of Lares Municipio are paying, on average, 39.48% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average rate, at 18.76 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

Lares Municipio experienced a 5.11% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita in the most recent year.

Lares Municipio ranks 50th out of 78 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents using over 100,000 megawatt hours.

At $79.2, the average Lares Municipio monthly residential electric bill is 34.13% lower than the nationwide average bill.

Lares Municipio has a population of 24,276 citizens.


  • Total Consumption

    124,331 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    5.12 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    84,903,924 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,497.44 kg

Lares zona urbana, PR Electric Overview

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Electricity use in Lares zona urbana creates 13,727,463.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 71st most of any city in Puerto Rico. The city also ranks 69th worst in Puerto Rico in pollution per resident, averaging 3,497.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 20,102.06 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico Details

Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico Net Metering

Lares Municipio is home to one electricity supplier. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the only provider in town offers net metering options. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Puerto Rico has nonexistent regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Lares Municipio has an average of 11.45% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. With a state average energy loss of 11.45%, Lares Municipio is ranked as the 1st best county in Puerto Rico for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico


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

By total megawatt hours sold, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is the largest electricity company in Lares Municipio, Puerto Rico.

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

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority26,408

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16