Sunday, November 17, 2019

Energy

Coffee Will Be Roasted with Energy from Solar Panels in the Southern Zone

A set of 29 solar panels will start giving energy to the coffee roaster and the rural shelter of a 36-women association in Biolley, in the Southern Zone. The panels installed last week will...

Import of Electric Vehicles to Costa Rica Increased 775% from 2017 to 2018

In Costa Rica, the approval of the Law of Incentives and Promotion for the Electric Transport aroused a greater interest of the buyers for knowing and acquiring electric vehicles (EVs). This Law offers a...

RECOPE Will Be Transformed into a Public Company of Alternative Energies

A new bill proposes transforming the Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery (Recope) into a public alternative energy company. The initiative was presented last Monday afternoon in the Hall of Expression of the Legislative Assembly, by...

Argentinian Origin Activist Warned that the Taboga Company Will Dry Up Wetlands to Produce Ethanol

A serious denunciation was made by the Argentinian origin activist Gadi Amit, who has been living in Costa Rica for decades, in relation to the sale of ethanol by the Taboga company to the Costa Rican Petroleum...

Costa Rica Is Running Only with Renewable Energy in the Last Months

Costa Rica has achieved an extraordinary milestone in the history of green energy. Only with renewable energies, this country has been operating for more than 6 months. The heavy rains in the region have allowed the country...

Decarbonization Projects Will Be Promoted in the New Development Banking Plan toward 2024

The Banking System for Development (SBD) on Thursday unveiled a new strategic plan for 2020-2024 that seeks to strengthen inclusion in an efficient but, at the same time, more modern way. The proposal presents a...

New Fire Stations Will Keep Rainwater and Generate Their Own Electricity

In March of next year (2020), the 2 new metropolitan fire stations must be completed, located 100 meters north of the station to the Pacific and diagonal to the Caribeños bus station, in San José.

Electric Cars Are Exempted from Restriction and Will Have Special Spaces in Parking

To encourage the purchase and use of electric vehicles (EVs) and promote decarbonization plans, the government will remove EVs  from vehicular restrictions and promote preferential parking spaces. The measures were announced this Wednesday by the first lady, Claudia Dobles, and...

Costa Rica Extended Prohibition of Oil Exploitation Until 2050

The President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado and the Minister of Environment and Energy, Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, signed a decree that extends the prohibition of oil exploitation until 2050 in the Presidential House on Monday. It occurred after the...

The Largest Solar Park in Costa Rica Is Being Built in San Carlos

COOPELESCA RL has been working hard in recent years to diversify its current energy matrix with renewable sources, generate 100% of the electricity consumed by its associates and, another one of the bets to reach the goal in the...
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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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