Power and electricity in Southern Leyte is provided by the Southern Leyte Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SOLECO). The actual barangays energized by SOLECO is 491 or 98 percent of the total 500 barangays in 2009. Five far-flung barangays in Sogod have no power yet because of accessibility problem. But KEPCO (a Korean company) assumed the energization of these barangays under solar energy project.
Limasawa Island is served by Power Generator owned by the National Power Corporation under the Small Power Utility Group. Distribution lines are assumed by SOLECO operating on a 10-hour basis starting from 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m. On the other hand, San Pedro and San Pablo Islands are served by the solar power under the program of Representative Saludo operating from 6pm to 10pm. The average power rate per kilowatt-hour (kWh) in Southern Leyte increased in 2007, 2008, and 2009 at Php5.80, Php6.29, and Php7.10, respectively.