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 Recognized As the Leader in All Latin America for Overcom-ing Breast Cancer

Recently it was made known through the international study: “Facts and figures about cancer in 2018” of...
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Solar Energy in Costa Rica, Its Present Status and the Aim for Future Growth

Everything has a purpose in life, which is why from The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we want on this occasion we want...

Costa Rica Achieves a “Green Miracle” Thanks to the Citrus Crop

Through the orange wastes that were dumped in the Guanacaste conservation area in northern Costa Rica, 3 hectares that were once deserted...

The Costa Rican Health System Aims To Be One of the Best in the World

A report was recently presented at the 57th session of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington,...

The Climate Change Crisis Viewed From a Costa Rican Perspective

In The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we have been constantly making known everything that happens in Costa Rica from a positive perspective,...
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