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Ombudsman’s Office opposes hikes in electricity rates for CNFL

The Ombudsman's Office called the hike petition excessive and said it would affect both households and businesses.

Electricity rates to go up starting July

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) announced Tuesday that electricity rates for all but one of the country's electricity providers will go up starting next month.

Electricity rates for ICE customers to drop in January

The public services regulator approved a 6.7 percent cut in electricity rates for customers of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute starting in January.

Electricity rates to rise 19 percent in January

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) approved an increase in electricity rates which, while only half the percentage increase requested by Costa Rica's National Power and Light Company (CNFL), is still a huge jump.

Power and Light Company to phase out paper bills

The National Power and Light Company (CNFL) on Wednesday will launch an 11-month plan to eliminate printed monthly electricity bills for almost all of its customers.

Electricity rates: regulator says drop ’em, utility companies say raise ’em

The Public Services Regulatory Authority is evaluating a general cut in electricity rates starting next month, but three public utility companies have filed requests to raise them.

Regulatory Authority approves lower electricity rates starting October

Electricity rates for all of Costa Rica's generators will decrease by 1.15 to 3.82 percent starting Oct. 1.

Central America panel seeks ways to slash region’s sky high electricity prices

A top State Department official in Washington, D.C. said Central America — which relies heavily on diesel and fuel oil for power generation — is now in an ideal position to cut electricity costs by introducing alternative sources like natural gas and renewable energy.

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Bloomberg says Costa Rica among top 2021 vacation destinations

Planning your 2021 travel? Consider Costa Rica, Bloomberg says.

Meet the Crew: Good Day Sportfishing

Good Day Sportfishing, Marina Pez Vela, Quepos, Costa Rica Meet the crew of GOOD DAY, owner/mate Benn Gilmour, and Captain Manuel

‘Recovering together’ is primary 2021 goal for Costa Rica Tourism Board

Costa Rica's values give it a considerable advantage on the road to recovery compared to other destinations, the Tourism Minister says.

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