The 1937, marked the beginning of a new stage in the development of the public service
of electricity in Puerto Rico. In that year, the government began incorporating private electricity services into its system with the purchase of the Ponce Electric Company. It owned a steam central in Ponce to serve that city. It was the government's first Thermoelectric Power Plant.
In 1941, Utilization
concluded the construction of the Hydroelectric Power Plants Garzas #1 and #2
. For this time,
the construction of the
between Adjuntas and Peñuelas and was under construction
in between Utuado and Arecibo.Usage
could accelerate the construction of electrical facilities due to funds that were received
of the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration. This agency it was created
in 1935 to reduce unemployment and develop a program of economic reconstruction on the island. Until 1941,
The Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration had invested $ 230,000,000 in the island
In 1942, started to operate
the Hydroelectric Power Station Dos Bocas
between Arecibo and Utuado.