Costa Rica Will Explore Being the Host Country of COP25, for 2019

Due to its worldwide progress on the path towards Decarbonization, Costa Rica is exploring the possibility of being the host country of the Convention...

INCOFER Approves the Purchase of 8 New Trains with the Latest Technology

The Costa Rican Institute of Railways (INCOFER) announced that on December 3rd, 2018, the Board of Directors of the institution approved the purchase of...

220 Kilometers in an Electric Vehicle Costs Just US$ 2

In order to travel 220 kilometers in a conventional vehicle, at least ₡ 15,000 (US$ 25) are required in gasoline; but in an electric...

Government Does Not Discard Natural Gas as a Potential Source of Energy

The Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery (Recope) does not forget about natural gas as an energy proposal in the future and points to the continuity...

Fidélitas University Enters the C-Neutral Country Program

The headquarters of the Fidélitas University, in Heredia, joined the select group of companies and institutions that obtain a place within the Country Program...

Costa Rica Exceeds Wind Generation Record

Wind continues to consolidate as the 2nd source in contribution within the country's electricity matrix. The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) reported that the...

Costa Rica Suspends the Largest Hydroelectric Project in Central America Indefinitely

The “El Diquís” hydroelectric project, considered the largest in Central America with an estimated investment of US$ 2,100 million and rejected by indigenous communities,...

Costa Rica’s Plasma Engine to Space Being Built

The plasma engine of former Costa Rican astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz is close to knowing the design of the vehicle that will take him...

Gas Cylinders Must Have a Built-in Location System

The gas bottling companies will be obliged, starting in May 2019, to implement a location system that allows their cylinders to be traced at...

Santa Verde: The New City in Heredia, Costa Rica, Opens Its Doors

The Mixed-Use Complex located in La Aurora de Heredia, opened its doors with the aim of being a planned community, offering housing solutions from...
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