Thursday, November 14, 2019

Energy

Costa Rica’s Energy Challenge

At 5:30 am of any workday, you get up, turn on the radio or television, and get ready to do your housework. As usual, you make coffee, heat food in the microwave, and go to take a...

Electric Bus Will Tour UCR Campus Promoting Its Technology

During the closing of this year, an electric bus will provide internal service for students, staff, and visitors at the Rodrigo Facio campus of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) in San Pedro de Montes de Oca.

The Highest Energy Generation in Costa Rica Was Achieved in August 2019

The national electricity generation reached the highest figure last August for a single month, according to the National Energy Control Center (CENCE) records. Between August 1st and 31st, 2019, 1,005.70 Giga-Watt/hour were produced with ICE, CNFL, rural...

Insulation is Key with High Electricity Cost in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the country with the most expensive energy in Central America. This immediately registers as dire news, but for proactive Costa Ricans, this is a call to action. As in any nation, a high electricity cost is debilitating...

Costa Rica: A Small Country Giving Gigantic Lessons

We are used to pressing a button to turn the light on or off, but for electricity to reach homes, businesses or industries there is a huge infrastructure behind to illuminate our lives. But the effort is greater when...

New Trains Will Have the Colors of Costa Rica’s Flag and Air Conditioning

The Costa Rican Railway Institute (Incofer) has already defined how the 8 new trains (16 units) that will provide services in the country next year will be. New trains purchased by Incofer...

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 you to have stable energy coverage in 99% of the territory and applauded because less...

North American – Costa Rican Cultural Center Installed 459 Solar Panels in San Pedro Headquarters

The North American - Costa Rican Cultural Center (CCCN) continues to increase the generation of renewable energy in its facilities, now with the commissioning of 459 solar panels at the headquarters located in Barrio Dent, San José.

Curiosities of Costa Rica that You Should Know…

This beautiful country of Central America, with a vast pre-Columbian history and coveted by the conquerors for the gold of its territory, today is a destination chosen by tourists who want to enjoy the "pure life" and...

Costa Rica Will Install 34 Fast Charging Centers for Electric Vehicles

Last Tuesday, the map -where the fast charging centers for electric vehicles will be located- was unveiled for December 2019. At the same time, the decree that regulates the location of all the loading points to be...
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