🇵🇷 Electricity Generation of Puerto Rico

The electricity generated in Puerto Rico has declined since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Puerto Rico reach 18.24 TWh. Whereof 97.2% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Other Fossil.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Puerto Rico increased by 6.36%
  • In total, Puerto Rico generated 18.24 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Puerto Rico grew with 1.09 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by -16.37% in Puerto Rico
  • In 2021, Puerto Rico produced 0.065574076956788% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Puerto Rico (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Puerto Rico's electricity generation has increased from 21.81 TWh to 18.24 TWh, a -16.37% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh 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%

Puerto Rico's Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Other Fossil was the largest generator of electrical energy in Puerto Rico with 97.2% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Other Fossil 97.2%
Solar 1.48%
Wind 0.88%
Hydro 0.27%
Bioenergy 0.16%
Coal 0.0%
Gas 0.0%
Nuclear 0.0%
Other Renewables 0.0%

Data Information

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

Data Sources

Ember-Climate

Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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