Costa Rica to Begin Paving with Recycled Plastic

The pura vida country will be first to install plastic roads in Central America. Citizens of San Isidro, Malpaís, Delicias, Cabuya, Futuro Verde and Hermosa...

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...

Costa Rican Company Saves ¢600,000 Per Month Thanks to Solar Panels

After installing solar panels to generate all their electricity, the Costa Rican company Florex has been able to save ¢600,000 per month. The vice president...

Costa Rica Is Running 100% on Renewable Electricity

Costa Rica continues its quest to become the most sustainable and renewable energy country on the planet and has now powered the entire country...

$1.3 Million in Funding Available for Environmentally Conscious Costa Rican Business Projects

Small and medium entrepreneurs who want to develop environmentally friendly projects or start an eco-conscious business will have access to $1.3 million in loans...

Costa Rica’s Green Vehicle Swap-Out Initiative Already Gaining Momentum After First Week

The Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) officially began their Efficient Vehicle Acquisition Program (PAVE) last week, which already has 15 people who have...

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...

Solar Energy Conference coming to Central America

More than 150 senior executives from 19 countries will convene this November to discuss the future solar energy in Central America and Colombia. The conference,...

Electric Buses Coming to San Jose

In just a few weeks, hybrid buses will hit the roads between San Jose and Desamparados as part of a new test initiative. According to...

Costa Rica’s first Jatropha Conference

On April 1st – 4rd 2009 the Costa Rican central pacific region hosted the Jatropha Harvest Experience Costa Rica 2009, a first of its...