Puerto Rico: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Puerto Rico
Population 3,474,182
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.39 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code PR
3-letter ISO code PRI
Numeric ISO code 630
UN Region[1] N/A
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 5 view
Tools 0
Programs 1 view
Energy Organizations 4 view
Research Institutions 0

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 21 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 70 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 27,460,529 MWh/year 166 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 144 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 134 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Puerto Rico

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View the Rico Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Puerto Rico.

  1. UN Statistics Division
  2.  "ISO"
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

Puerto Rico has been legally referred to since 1952 as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. [4]

Programs in Puerto Rico

  1. Caribbean-GTZ Renewable Energy Program
     (CLEAN Partner Activity)

Energy Incentives for Puerto Rico

  1. Excise Tax Exemption for Farming Businesses (Puerto Rico)
  2. Excise Tax Exemption for Vehicles (Puerto Rico)
  3. Green Buildings Standard for Public Buildings (Puerto Rico)
  4. North American Renewables Registry (Multiple States)
  5. Puerto Rico - Building Energy Code with Mandatory Solar Water Heating (Puerto Rico)
  6. Puerto Rico - Economic Development Incentives for Renewables (Puerto Rico)
  7. Puerto Rico - Excise Tax Exemption for Farmers (Puerto Rico)
  8. Puerto Rico - Green Energy Fund (Puerto Rico)
  9. Puerto Rico - Green Energy Fund Tier I Incentive Program (Puerto Rico)
  10. Puerto Rico - Green Energy Fund Tier II Incentive Program (Puerto Rico)
  11. Puerto Rico - Interconnection Standards (Puerto Rico)
  12. Puerto Rico - Net Metering (Puerto Rico)
  13. Puerto Rico - Property Tax Exemption for Solar and Renewable Energy Equipment (Puerto Rico)
  14. Puerto Rico - Renewable Energy Equipment Certification (Puerto Rico)
  15. Puerto Rico - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (Puerto Rico)
  16. Puerto Rico - Residential Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebates (Puerto Rico)
  17. Puerto Rico - Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Green Energy (Puerto Rico)
  18. Puerto Rico - Solar Tax Credit (Corporate) (Puerto Rico)
  19. Puerto Rico - Solar Tax Credit (Personal) (Puerto Rico)
  20. Puerto Rico - Solar and Wind Contractor Certification (Puerto Rico)
  21. Puerto Rico - State Energy Program - Agricultural Renewable Energy Rebate Program (Puerto Rico)
  22. Puerto Rico - State Energy Program - Building Energy Efficiency Retrofit Rebate Program (Puerto Rico)
  23. Puerto Rico - State Energy Program - Solar Water Heater Rebate Program (Puerto Rico)
  24. Puerto Rico - State Energy Program - Sun Energy Rebate Program (Puerto Rico)
  25. Puerto Rico - State Energy Program - Wind Energy Rebate Program (Puerto Rico)
  26. Puerto Rico - Tax Deduction for Solar Energy Systems (Puerto Rico)
  27. Southern States Energy Compact (Multiple States)

Utility Companies in Puerto Rico

  1. Puerto Rico Electric Pwr Authority


  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. http://www.geonames.org/4566966/puerto-rico.html
  4. US Census Bureau Puerto Rico and the Outlying Areas