• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

New Casa Alemana an example of clean energy sources

April 5, 2011

The Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce (AHK) opened the new Casa Alemana (“German House”) in Plaza Escazú, in west San José, an exhibition designed to show the benefits of using clean energy sources in Costa Rica.

The house takes advantage of self-sufficient technology and renewable energy, and attempts to implement them in  alternative development, but also comfortable. The residence uses solar panels to power the house.

Casa Aleman is part of an initiative by the Germany Embassy to bring more energy-efficient technology to the country and also to help solve energy problems. Several Costa Rican companies helped support the creation of the house.

You may be interested

Panama authorizes use of Chinese vaccine against Covid-19
Latin America
2118 views
Latin America
2118 views

Panama authorizes use of Chinese vaccine against Covid-19

AFP - April 10, 2021

Panama authorized "emergency" use of the CoronaVac vaccine, from the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac, to combat Covid-19, the government announced…

Costa Rica coronavirus data for Friday, April 9
Costa Rica
56 views
Costa Rica
56 views

Costa Rica coronavirus data for Friday, April 9

The Tico Times - April 9, 2021

The country registered 907 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, April 7; 877 on Thursday, April 8; and 914 cases…

Costa Rica turns to influencers to promote tourism
Costa Rica
7 views
Costa Rica
7 views

Costa Rica turns to influencers to promote tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 9, 2021

The Costa Rica Tourism Board is hiring social-media influencers to help promote the country to foreign visitors. As part of…