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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.

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.

Costa Rica to host third International Sustainable Building Congress

"Building Sustainable Cities and Lifestyles in Latin America and the Caribbean,” is the theme of the conference, which will take place May 17-20.

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 Plans to Modify Recreational Marijuana Bill

The Costa Rican government is set to present a substitute text to the recreational marijuana bill after obtaining feedback from different institutions. According to Natalia...

Travel + Leisure Names Costa Rica among Best Scuba Diving Destinations in the World

According to Travel + Leisure magazine, Costa Rica has one of the best places in the world to practice diving: Cocos Island."Costa Rica's Cocos...
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