Sunday, November 17, 2019

Energy

Costa Rica’s Petroleum Industry and How It Can Be Optimized

Considered the largest company in Central America, with 50 years of existence, it focuses its operations to meet the tasks of import and distribution of fuels demanded by Costa Rica. This is a mission that was entrusted to it...

What to Do If Your Card Is Not Accepted at Gas Stations

Law N° 9416 -To Improve the Fight against Tax Fraud- makes it clear that businesses are obliged to accept -without exception- credit and/or debit cards as a payment mechanism. ARTICLE 4 - Alternative means of payment: "All persons, physical or...

The Impact of World Petroleum Prices for Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, the oil bill is considered a never-ending issue since, for many ones, it is the cause of affecting their pockets every day. Despite the fact that in the international market, oil prices in the United States...

Are You Traveling in Costa Rica? These Tips Will Help You Save Fuel!

Most Costa Ricans are on vacation, so trips to the beach or distant mountains are very common. To vacation, it is necessary to budget a place to stay, food, souvenirs and, if you go by car, fuel. In the...

Costa Rica Maintains Clean Energy Record for the 4th Consecutive Year

Costa Rica exceeded in 2018, for the 4th consecutive year, 98% of its electricity production with clean sources, informed the Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE). The data of the entity released on Thursday indicate that the country has...

Costa Rica Will Explore Being the Host Country of COP25, for 2019

Due to its worldwide progress on the path towards Decarbonization, Costa Rica is exploring the possibility of being the host country of the Convention of the Parties (Cop25) to be held in 2019. The venues of the COPs are...

INCOFER Approves the Purchase of 8 New Trains with the Latest Technology

The Costa Rican Institute of Railways (INCOFER) announced that on December 3rd, 2018, the Board of Directors of the institution approved the purchase of 8 new trains to the CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd. factory, winner of the process....

220 Kilometers in an Electric Vehicle Costs Just US$ 2

In order to travel 220 kilometers in a conventional vehicle, at least ₡ 15,000 (US$ 25) are required in gasoline; but in an electric car, that amount is reduced to only ₡ 1,200 (US$ 2) of a load. The...

Government Does Not Discard Natural Gas as a Potential Source of Energy

The Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery (Recope) does not forget about natural gas as an energy proposal in the future and points to the continuity of studies that determine the feasibility of being a direct substitute for fossil fuels. This...

Fidélitas University Enters the C-Neutral Country Program

The headquarters of the Fidélitas University, in Heredia, joined the select group of companies and institutions that obtain a place within the Country Program directed by the Direction of Climate Change of the Ministry of Environment and Energy of...
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Costa Rica Is Always Open For Business towards Innovative and Creative Economic Entrepreneurship

Costa Rica's commitment to economic growth and social development has driven its focus towards diversification, creating strong...
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Top Asia to America Destinations

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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