Notice Concerning the Publication of a Regulation

The security of electricity supply in an isolated system such as Puerto Rico
March 11, 2015
Notice concerning a proposed regulation and public hearings
May 30, 2015

The Puerto Rico Energy Commission, pursuant to Act 57-2014, as amended, known as the Puerto Rico Energy Transformation and RELIEF Act, and Act No. 170 of August 12, 1988, as amended, known as the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, has adopted the Regulation on Integrated Resource Plan for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. This Regulation took effect on the date of its approval on May 22, 2015 by virtue of Art. 6.20 of Act No. 57-2014, as amended, and Art. 2.13 of the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act.

The purpose of this Regulation is to ensure that the first Integrated Resource Plan presented by PREPA serves as an adequate and useful tool to guarantee the orderly and integrated development of Puerto Rico’s electric power system, and to improve the system’s reliability, efficiency, and transparency, as well as the provision of electric power services at reasonable prices

The text of this Regulation is available for public scrutiny at the Puerto Rico Energy Commission, located in the World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Suite #702, Hato Rey, PR 00918. The working hours of the Puerto Rico Energy Commission are between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on business days. The Regulation will also be published along this Notice on the Commission’s Internet website,

During a period of thirty (30) days, starting from the publication date of this Notice, any interested person shall be able to submit comments in writing or request an oral hearing concerning the aforementioned Regulation, along with those justifications that, according to the requesting party, merit an oral hearing, to the attention of Mr. Agustín F. Carbó Lugo, Esq., President, World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Suite #702, Hato Rey, PR 00918, or by electronic mail at:


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