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...

Arduous Way of Costa Rica to Go beyond Its Fame of Sustainable Country

An advertising postcard of Costa Rica shows a privileged country for substantial -intense rains- water and rivers, hydroelectric development benefited from allowing...
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2018 Could Be the Year of Consolidation for Electric Cars in Costa Rica

Say goodbye to gas stations, oil changes, filters, maintenance of the exhaust system, and spark plugs. Now it will depend 100% on electricity and...

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...
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Costa Rica Heading to Outerspace

VASIMR® technology is in the testing phase (phase B) “This has been a long way, but we are already in the middle of the second...

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CONFERENCE

This 2016, on Friday, September 30, Costa Rica is invited to participate in the upcoming “Energy Efficiency Conference”.   You may be wondering, “what is...

Costa Rica’s Forests: The Jungle’s Incredible Comeback Story

In the 1980’s Costa Rica found itself in a desperate situation, due to massive deforestation by the timber and livestock industries, the country’s lush...

IDB Will Provide Costa Rica with US$ 500 Million Credit for Clean Energy Projects

President Carlos Alvarado and the Minister of Finance, Rocío Aguilar, signed Law N° 9573 that will allow Costa Rica to receive financing of US$...

50% of Traffic Lights to Run on Solar Energy this Year

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT), through the Directorate General of Traffic Engineering, moves forward with the process to intervene in 76...
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Costa Rica Exceeds 99% of Renewable Generation

Geothermal generation shows sustained growth, following the temporary exit of operation Miravalles III by Hurricane Otto.  According to data from the National Energy Control...
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