Costa Rica Maintains Clean Energy Record for the 4th Consecutive Year

Costa Rica exceeded in 2018, for the 4th consecutive year, 98% of its electricity production with clean sources, informed the Costa Rican Institute of...

Import of Electric Vehicles to Costa Rica Increased 775% from 2017 to 2018

In Costa Rica, the approval of the Law of Incentives and Promotion for the Electric Transport aroused a greater interest of the...
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Costa Rica Electricity Rate Increase Comes as a Shock

Back in March, the state utilities regulator announced that Costa Rica had met its yearly energy demand almost exclusively with renewable resources and, therefore,...

How to become a sustainable city

Technology, intelligent buildings, energy-saving systems - these are some ideas that come to mind when we hear the term "sustainable city." However, this concept...

RECOPE Will Be Transformed into a Public Company of Alternative Energies

A new bill proposes transforming the Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery (Recope) into a public alternative energy company. The initiative...
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New Geothermal Plant Will Be Built in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican government signed a loan contract for 240 million dollars with Japan for the construction of the new geothermal plant Borinquen I. Borinquen I...

Costa Rica Extended Prohibition of Oil Exploitation Until 2050

The President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado and the Minister of Environment and Energy, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, signed a decree that extends the prohibition...

Kids Won A Major Victory For Climate Change

While most of the news these days is about the recent American election, there was some good news coming out of the United States...

ICE Purchases 100 Electric Cars in US$ 3.5 Million to Renovate Fleet

100 vehicles that work with diesel or gasoline will leave the fleet of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) and will be replaced by...

Franklin Chang Pursues Pineapple Fuel Project

A project to generate hydrogen from pineapple waste headed by astronaut Franklin Chang is pending with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MICITT), but...
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