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Costa Rica makes nuclear fusion history with plasma discharge

Researchers at the Technology Institute of Costa Rica (TEC) announced the first discharge of high temperature plasma in Latin America on Wednesday, joining an elite group of countries who have made advances in harnessing nuclear fusion to produce clean energy.

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.

Kiva, Viogaz offer microloans for biodigesters in rural Costa Rica

What if you could make your own clean-burning fuel in the campo? San Francisco-based microfinance firm Kiva is partnering with Costa Rica’s Viogaz to offer loans for biodigesters in rural Costa Rica.

Reventazón, Central America’s biggest hydroelectric project, goes online

The first of the Reventazón dam’s five turbines went online this week. When the dam is fully operational, it will produce enough power for an estimated 525,000 homes.

Astronaut Franklin Chang’s Ad Astra to develop hydrogen-fueled transportation in Guanacaste

Ad Astra Rocket the company of former NASA astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz signed an agreement with EARTH University to research and develop hydrogen-based projects in the province of Guanacaste.

Proposed change in pricing model would increase cooking gas costs by 72 percent, officials claim

Costa Rica's executive branch is criticizing changes to the method used for setting fuel prices as proposed by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP), arguing the move would increase prices of other products, particularly cooking gas.

Community Aids Limón Red Cross

THE grave financial situation of the Limón Red Cross has taken an optimisticturn after the Caribbean port town’s chapterthreatened to close its doors severalmonths...

The Quakers and Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde, Costa Rica is a small town located in the northern part of the country, known for its stunning natural beauty and rich biodiversity....

Costa Rican Cuisine – What is it and where did it come from?

Costa Rican cuisine, also known as "comida típica," is a melting pot of indigenous, Spanish, and African influences. The country's diverse landscape and abundance...

Noelia Campos Guerrero Interview – Orbita Prima

Noelia Campos Guerrero is Costa Rica’s First Female Astronaut in Groundbreaking Feature Film: Orbita Prima I had the opportunity to talk with Orbita Prima costar...
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