Maricao Municipio, Puerto Rico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Maricao Municipio, Puerto Rico Electricity Overview

Maricao Municipio has no electricity generation plants and must import all of the electricity sold in the county.

The largest supplier in Maricao Municipio by megawatt hours sold is Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.

Maricao Municipio ranks 77th out of 78 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population using 26,270.43 megawatt hours.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Maricao Municipio experienced a 2.65% rise within the preceding 12 months.

Maricao Municipio's average residential electricity rate is 28.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 83.78% more than the nationwide average price of 15.34 cents per kilowatt hour.

At $108.84, the average Maricao Municipio monthly residential electricity expense is 20.82% lower than the US average bill.


  • Total Consumption

    26,270 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    4.87 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    19,402,585 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,600.41 kg

Maricao zona urbana, PR Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 28.20 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Maricao zona urbana, which is 0.39% above the average Puerto Rico price of 28.09 cents and 83.78% more than the US average of 15.34. With an estimated 71 total residential customers, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is the largest supplier in the city. Maricao zona urbana has the 221st largest population in Puerto Rico, with 974 residents living within its borders.

Maricao zona urbana citizens average 3,600.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them highest in Puerto Rico out of 294 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 3,506,794.93 kilograms, which is the 220th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Maricao zona urbana have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Maricao zona urbana

Maricao zona urbana residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.420/kWh$0.152/kWh$167.68/mo.$4.07/mo.
2nd28.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Maricao zona urbana
3rd$108.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Maricao zona urbana Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Maricao zona urbana, Puerto Rico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Puerto Rico Electric Power AuthorityBUNDLED28.20108.846,353,1171,791,262,783

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Maricao Municipio, Puerto Rico Details

Maricao Municipio, Puerto Rico Net Metering

Maricao Municipio is home to one electricity supplier. Fortunately for residents in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only company in town allows for net metering. The state of Puerto Rico has poor state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Maricao Municipio averages out to about 12.08% of all electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.45% and the state average is 12.08%, resulting in a rank of 2888th best in the US and a state rank of best out of 3221 and 78 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Maricao Municipio, Puerto Rico


What electricity company is the largest supplier in Maricao Municipio, Puerto Rico?

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

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority15,891

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01