Electric Energy costs increase

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Net electric power generation was 1,770.81 (mkWh) in August 2021, an increase of 3% when compared to August 2020.  Net generation had not been higher than 1,770.81 since August 2017, just before Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico when it reached 1,799.5. Compared to August 2019, net generation is 5.15% higher.

All active clients including residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and others were 1,487,601. Compared to August 2020, there are 1.1% more clients and by 2019 are 1.3% additional clients.

The average cost per kWh of all classes was 23.07 in August, 29% more expensive than in August 2020, and 5.5% compared to August 2019. The class with the highest increase in cost per kWh in August was the farming class clients. The residential class cost per kWh in August 2021 stood at 23.27, 47% higher than in August 2020. Compared to August 2019, the residential cost per kWh is 5% higher. The commercial class cost per kWh has increased 5.9% compared to August 2019 and 35% compared to August 2020.

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