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    Self-Sustaining Neighborhoods Will Eventually Come to Costa Rica

    What is ReGen Villages? ReGen Villages is a startup real estate development company aiming to build small, self-sustaining residential communities around the world. The 1st...
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    Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Will Spread All Over Costa Rica

    All around the world, the extensive –and also intensive– use of fossil hydrocarbons, especially coal and oil, as the main sources of fuel throughout...
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    Germany Is Almost Ready to Launch the First Zero-Emission Train

    Another first in the field of alternative energies! Germany is getting ready to introduce the very first zero-emission train for passenger transport in the...

    ENERGY EFFICIENCY CONFERENCE

    This 2016, on Friday, September 30, Costa Rica is invited to participate in the upcoming “Energy Efficiency Conference”.   You may be wondering, “what is...

    Efficient Energy Use

    Efficient use of energy is the goal of reducing the amount of energy required to use a certain appliance or product and has become...
    Recent developments call into question the validity of ICE’s claim.

    Did Costa Rica Really Use 99% Renewable Energy in 2015?

    Recent developments call into question the validity of ICE’s claim. Costa Rica blew-up the media at the beginning of 2015, announcing it had gone 285...
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    3 Ways to Make Your Costa Rica Home More Energy Efficient

    Give your home an energy makeover for the new year with these three simple tips! According to a report completed by students of Worcester Polytechnic...

    Charge Your Phone with Exercise

    Last weekend on December 6 La Asunción de Belén en Heredia opened a new kind of sustainable energy initiative. Truth be told, this initiative is...

    Tax Breaks, Solar Connections and $10 Plasma Reactors

    Recent news suggests now is the perfect time to make the jump to alternative energy in Costa Rica. A new Costa Rican bill proposes tax...

    Costa Rica, Regional Leader In Clean Energy Production

    Costa Rica is the regional leader of clean energy, thanks to a plan that takes advantage of natural resources and climate change. During the first...

    Solar Energy Conference coming to Central America

    More than 150 senior executives from 19 countries will convene this November to discuss the future solar energy in Central America and Colombia. The conference,...

    New Report Claims Costa Rica is Not Highly Vulnerable to Climate Change

    Haiti, the Philippines and Pakistan were the most affected by the ravages of climate change over the past year. But in the period between...

    Major Wind Farm Project Starts In Panama

    [TCRN - This week Panama President Ricardo Martinelli announced the start of construction Central America most ambitious wind energy farm. To be in full operation...

    “Shadow state” discovery could dramatically boost solar power efficiency

    By James Holloway Researchers at the University of Texas say it is possible to hike the energy yield of solar cells by exploiting what they call...

    Jatropha Biodiesel

    "Jatropha seeds have great performance to produce high quality oil, the plantation is perennial, and adapts well." This has been the conclusion of the...

    United Biofuels of America: “We are developing the next big Costa Rican export”

    UBA has developed a program to sell renewable energy farms to potential green tech investors, the first of its kind in the world. The President of UBA explains why he thinks this is the next big export for Costa Rica in an exclusive interview.

    500 houses to get solar panels as part of clean energy project

    As part of a pilot program to promote clean energy, the roofs of 500 homes in Costa Rica will receive solar panels that can produce electricity for the company Nacional de Fuerza y Luz (CNFL).

    Costa Rica’s energy policy: An example to follow or to avoid?

    Costa Rica’s pioneering energy policy could be a reliable and cost effective alternative that will lead to a cleaner planet. But is that the case?

    Costa Rica’s Alternative Energy Future

    Contradicting actions by the Costa Rican government have environmental and renewable energy groups questioning Costa Rica’s intentions of being an eco- and environmental-friendly country.Contradicting actions by the Costa Rican government have environmental and renewable energy groups questioning Costa Rica’s intentions of being an eco- and environmental-friendly country.

    Litigation slows construction of new hydroelectric dam Toro III

    by TCRN Staff A conflict over expropriation has slowed the construction of the hydroelectric plant Toro III and raised its cost by $ 2 million. The...
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