New Aqueduct along Barranca would benefit 75,000

The community leaders of Palmares and San Ramón asked the organization Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) to follow through with a management plan to protect...

Salary adjustment proposal would benefit agricultural workers

This Monday a negotiation started to adjust the private sector salary, and amongst three proposals implemented by the worker's representatives one is much higher...

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...

The Coming of Solar Energy to Costa Rica

What is Solar Energy? Solar energy is gained by collecting sun-rays. As every form of life needs sunlight to survive and grow, it is the...
Dr. Franklin Chang is taking on Costa Rican development once again. | TCRN

Franklin Chang Sets an Example for Private Energy Production

Dr. Franklin Chang is taking on Costa Rican development once again. A new solar farm proposed by Dr. Franklin Chang’s Ad Astra Rocket Company will...
Recent developments call into question the validity of ICE’s claim.

Did Costa Rica Really Use 99% Renewable Energy in 2015?

Recent developments call into question the validity of ICE’s claim. Costa Rica blew-up the media at the beginning of 2015, announcing it had gone 285...

3 Ways to Make Your Costa Rica Home More Energy Efficient

Give your home an energy makeover for the new year with these three simple tips! According to a report completed by students of Worcester Polytechnic...

Tax Breaks, Solar Connections and $10 Plasma Reactors

Recent news suggests now is the perfect time to make the jump to alternative energy in Costa Rica. A new Costa Rican bill proposes tax...

What Can Costa Rica Learn From Honduras About Renewable Energy?

Despite the fame Costa Rica gained at the beginning of this year for going 100+ days on completely renewable energy, Honduras is giving ticos...
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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,...
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