Río Grande Municipio, Puerto Rico Electric Profile

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

Residents of Río Grande 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.

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

Río Grande Municipio ranks 15th out of 78 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents using over 200,000 megawatt hours.

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

Río Grande Municipio has a population of 48,025 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    245,962 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    5.12 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    167,964,696 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,497.44 kg

Río Grande zona urbana, PR Electric Overview

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Electricity use in Río Grande zona urbana creates 43,690,056.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 21st 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 63,978.32 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

La Dolores comunidad, PR Electric Overview

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La Dolores comunidad has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 9,212,264.65 kilograms, which is 99th highest in the state out of 253 cities. The city averages 3,497.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 218th highest city in Puerto Rico in this category.

Hato Candal comunidad, PR Electric Overview

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Hato Candal comunidad is the 147th worst ranked city in Puerto Rico out of 253 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 5,886,196.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions a 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 electricity generation plants within its borders.

Río Grande Municipio, Puerto Rico Details

Río Grande Municipio, Puerto Rico Net Metering

Río Grande 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

Río Grande 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%, Río Grande Municipio is ranked as the 1st best county in Puerto Rico for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Río Grande Municipio, Puerto Rico

FAQ

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Río Grande Municipio, Puerto Rico?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority26,025

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