Electricity Demand in 🇵🇷 Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's electricity demand is a dynamic and vital component of its energy landscape. It reflects the nation's growing need for electrical power to support various sectors, including residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation. Over the years, Puerto Rico has witnessed significant shifts in electricity demand due to various factors such as population growth, urbanization, and technological advancements.

  • In 2021, Puerto Rico's electricity demand increased by 6.36%
  • In total, Puerto Rico used 18.24 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Demand increased with a total of 1.09 MWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Puerto Rico's demand for electricity has increased with -16.37%

Electricity Demand in Puerto Rico (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021 the electricity demand in Puerto Rico has grown from 21.81 TW to 18.24 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by -16.37% in a 21 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 21.81 %
2001 22.3 0.49 2.25%
2002 23.17 0.87 3.9%
2003 23.93 0.76 3.28%
2004 24.13 0.2 0.84%
2005 24.96 0.83 3.44%
2006 23.83 -1.13 -4.53%
2007 22.3 -1.53 -6.42%
2008 20.92 -1.38 -6.19%
2009 20.7 -0.22 -1.05%
2010 20.9 0.2 0.97%
2011 20.02 -0.88 -4.21%
2012 21.2 1.18 5.89%
2013 20.49 -0.71 -3.35%
2014 20.42 -0.07 -0.34%
2015 20.41 -0.01 -0.05%
2016 20.96 0.55 2.69%
2017 16.69 -4.27 -20.37%
2018 16.99 0.3 1.8%
2019 17.27 0.28 1.65%
2020 17.15 -0.12 -0.69%
2021 18.24 1.09 6.36%

Electricity Demand vs Electricity Consumption

It's important to not conflate the two, electircity demnad represents how much electricity an entity, country or region need in a moment of time. While electricity consumption represents how much electricity is used over a period of time. Electricity demand is measured in kilowatt (kW) while electricity consumption is measured as kilowatt-hours (kWh).

Data Information

Data found on this page is a derivative of Ember-Climate Yearly electricity data.

Data Sources

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Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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