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    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...

    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...

    Decision to Mix Gasoline with Ethanol “Goes Ahead”

    The Government is moving forward in its proposal to mix super and regular gasoline with ethanol (gasohol) and place it on the market 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...

    Why Inspirational Quotes Motivate Us

    At some point, each person understands that it is time to change his life, start doing something differently or change his attitude toward some...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Costa Rica Exceeds Wind Generation Record

    Wind continues to consolidate as the 2nd source in contribution within the country's electricity matrix. The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) reported that the...

    Costa Rica Suspends the Largest Hydroelectric Project in Central America Indefinitely

    The “El Diquís” hydroelectric project, considered the largest in Central America with an estimated investment of US$ 2,100 million and rejected by indigenous communities,...

    Gabriela Camino and Her “Camino Real” to Agriculture and Music in Uvita

    Beyond the incredible biodiversity that Costa Rica has, there are human talents with diverse passions, professions, and thoughts. Gabriela Camino is a very talented...

    Costa Rica’s Plasma Engine to Space Being Built

    The plasma engine of former Costa Rican astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz is close to knowing the design of the vehicle that will take him...

    Gas Cylinders Must Have a Built-in Location System

    The gas bottling companies will be obliged, starting in May 2019, to implement a location system that allows their cylinders to be traced at...

    Santa Verde: The New City in Heredia, Costa Rica, Opens Its Doors

    The Mixed-Use Complex located in La Aurora de Heredia, opened its doors with the aim of being a planned community, offering housing solutions from...

    Intel CR Certifies as Carbon Neutral by Reducing Energy Consumption at 50%

    Recently, Intel Costa Rica managed to become certified as a Carbon Neutral company, after implementing a series of measures at its facilities in San...

    Hyundai Delivers the First 25 IONIQ Electric Vehicles in Costa Rica

    Paulo Alfaro Arguedas’s face, the first customer of Group Q to receive the keys to his Hyundai IONIQ, was a happy one when knowing...

    Our Beautiful and Colorful Festival de la Luz

    This great festival is very popular and takes place in Siquirres, here in our beautiful country, on August 12th, every year. In this, we...

    New Aerial Monorail Metro System for Costa Rica

    Through presentations and interviews, a new project has been announced for Costa Rica. It has to do with the Aerial Monorail; a solution to...

    Canadian Space Agency Signs US$ 1.5 Million R&D Agreement Boosting Ad Astra Rocket Company’s...

    A US$ 1.5 million funding agreement has been signed between Aethera Technologies Limited of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for...

    IDB Will Provide Costa Rica with US$ 500 Million Credit for Clean Energy Projects

    President Carlos Alvarado and the Minister of Finance, Rocío Aguilar, signed Law N° 9573 that will allow Costa Rica to receive financing of US$...

    Electric Public Buses Will Be Put into Service for Costa Rica by 2019

    If a place in the whole world is focused on the preservation of the environment, it is Costa Rica. The authorities of our country...

    TEWS Teams Up With Local Law Firm To Further Sustainable Energy Project

    Recently, Total Energy To Waste Solutions (TEWS) announced its plans to build a waste to energy plant and a municipal solid waste (MSW) energy...

    Smart Electric Meters Will Allow Remote Reading Of Your Electricity Bill

    The installation of smart electric meters in Costa Rica will allow the reading of your electricity bill to be done remotely. Among the advantages...

    Total Energy Waste Solutions Announces New Solid Waste Energy Park

    Costa Rica is committed to achieving total environmental sustainability by 2021. True to this goal, about 95% of the country's energy needs are covered...

    Carlos Alvarado Announced a Ban on Fossil Fuels in Costa Rica

    Last Wednesday, May 16th, 2018, Costa Rica’s new president Carlos Alvarado announced a ban on the use of fossil fuels, according to Telesur TV...

    ICE Purchases 100 Electric Cars in US$ 3.5 Million to Renovate Fleet

    100 vehicles that work with diesel or gasoline will leave the fleet of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) and will be replaced by...

    First Woman to Lead the ICE Will Bet On Modernizing Entity Businesses

    The executive president of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) will have a woman in the head for the 1st time in history. The...

    Costa Rica: World Power in Renewable Energy

      Costa Rica is at the forefront of renewable energy production in Central America and is one of the countries that has invested the most...

    Nicolás Maduro Announces the Creation of a Crypto-currency to “Overcome the Financial Blockade”

    Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela's president, announced on Sunday the creation of a crypto-currency, named “El Petro”, to make financial transactions abroad and combat the so-called...
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    Costa Rican Scientist Obtains Energy from Plants

    Would you like to charge your mobile phone through a plant? This is viable thanks to the research carried out by the chemist Isaac Céspedes...
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    Costa Rica Promotes the Carbon Neutral Program in 2021

    Costa Rica began in 2012 one of its most ambitious projects in history; to become one of the 1st carbon neutral countries in the...
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    2018 Could Be the Year of Consolidation for Electric Cars in Costa Rica

    Say goodbye to gas stations, oil changes, filters, maintenance of the exhaust system, and spark plugs. Now it will depend 100% on electricity and...
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    Costa Rica has Brought its 1st “Hydrogen Bus”

    This means of transport is part of the Hydrogen Ecosystem project promoted by the Costa Rican former astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz, which is based...
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