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Electric vehicle adoption rate in Costa Rica remains low

Costa Rica this year added 727 new electric vehicles for a total of 3,106 registered in the country.

Costa Rica says it’s the first country in the region with nationwide electric vehicle charging grid

When the National Decarbonization Plan was inaugurated last year, modernizing the country's transportation infrastructure was listed as a pillar of the initiative. 

Renewables, electrification and efficiency the ideal scenario to combat climate change

It is becoming cheaper to invest in new solar, wind and hydroelectric plants.

MOPT: Half of San José’s traffic lights will be solar-powered by year’s end

MOPT seeks to replace all traffic lights in the Greater Metropolitan Area with solar-powered systems by 2022.

Costa Rican indigenous women to learn about solar power in India

The Costa Rican women were awarded scholarships from the Government of India to enroll in Barefoot College Institute’s Solar Lighting program in Rajasthan for six months.

Lawmakers exclude full hybrids from electric cars bill

The bill proposes a series of tax incentives for promoting the purchase of new electric cars and plug-in hybrids, including the elimination of the sales, selective consumption and customs taxes.

Costa Rica to end year with mostly renewable electricity sources

Power generation using fossil fuels represents only 1.88 percent of Costa Rica's 2016 total, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute reported.

Why our Assembly owes Costa Rica decisive action on the electric car bill

Past experience would suggest our assembly is just settling in for a nice long back-and-forth on electric cars. The country can't afford such a delay.

This Oregon company wants to build electric cars in Costa Rica

Karla Hill from Venus Motors on why she moved the company from Bend, Oregon, to Guanacaste: “We can be a drop in the bucket in the U.S. but we can make a real difference in Costa Rica.”

Restaurant grease turned cooking gas for Guanacaste police station

Used cooking grease from 30 restaurants at Santa Teresa de Cóbano, one of the most popular beach destinations in Guanacaste, is providing a local police station with biogas for its kitchen.
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