Sunday, November 17, 2019

Energy

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 a run for their money. Honduras is now poised to overtake Mexico as the second-largest solar...

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, would be reducing electricity rates by about 12% from April. Now, April has come to...

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 for more than 75 days (as of the March 24th ) using only renewable energy....

Franklin Chang Pursues Pineapple Fuel Project

A project to generate hydrogen from pineapple waste headed by astronaut Franklin Chang is pending with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MICITT), but it could receive approval in two months, according to the director, Gisela Kopper. The Costa Rican...

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 of the firm, Silvia Chaves, confirmed this incredible story on Friday's Nuestra Voz program. The installation of...

Energy Price Concerns in Production Sectors

The steady increase in the electricity tariff to the production sectors has become a major concern, because of the rising prices as well the impact to potential renewable energy investments, as they are vehement criticize the Instituto Costarricense de...

Tax Exemption for Green Energies

by ESTEBAN KILL The government proposes to eliminate all taxes on machinery and equipment used for power generation, according to a bill to open the electricity market and encourage private sector participation. "Machinery or electrical components which serve to project developers,...
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Costa Rica Is Always Open For Business towards Innovative and Creative Economic Entrepreneurship

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From the icy north to the sun-drenched beaches, ancient archaeological sites to misty rainforests, the Americas have something to offer any tourist...

Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...

Coffee: The Ubiquitous Drink That Rules The World

Coffee is, after water, the second most consumed liquid in the world. Coffee is the second best selling commodity after oil. It...
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