Peñuelas Municipio, Puerto Rico Electric Profile

Peñuelas Municipio is the 24th highest polluting county in Puerto Rico when considering emissions per person.

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

No electricity production takes place in Peñuelas Municipio.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Peñuelas Municipio had a 5.11% decrease during the course of the previous year.

Peñuelas Municipio has a population of 19,249 residents.

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is the largest supplier in Peñuelas Municipio when calculated by megawatt hours sold.


  • Total Consumption

    98,585 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    5.12 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    67,322,279 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,497.44 kg

Peñuelas zona urbana, PR Electric Overview

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Roughly 17,983,851.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Peñuelas zona urbana because of electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 3,497.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation plants.

Santo Domingo comunidad, PR Electric Overview

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Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Santo Domingo comunidad must turn to neighboring cities and rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they need each year. On average, the city residents emit 3,497.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the worst polluting city out of 253 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 11,548,556.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 82nd highest for total pollution in the state.

Tallaboa Alta comunidad, PR Electric Overview

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Electricity consumption in Tallaboa Alta comunidad results in 4,833,466.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 179th most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 69th worst in the state in emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 3,497.44 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The city is tied for last in the state for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Peñuelas Municipio, Puerto Rico Details

Peñuelas Municipio, Puerto Rico Net Metering

Peñuelas Municipio is home to one electric provider. Fortunately for consumers in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the sole provider in town allows for net metering. Some net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Puerto Rico has bad laws for consumers interested in investing in solar.

Energy Loss

The single company in Peñuelas Municipio who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 11.45%. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Peñuelas Municipio is ranked as the 2856th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Peñuelas Municipio, Puerto Rico


Which electricity company is the largest provider in Peñuelas Municipio, Puerto Rico?

By total revenue, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is the largest electricity supplier in Peñuelas Municipio, Puerto Rico.

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

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority19,024

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