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Costa Rica to end year with mostly renewable electricity sources
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to end year with mostly renewable electricity sources

L. Arias - December 16, 2016

The state-run Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) reported that most of the electricity so far this year came from renewable sources. The agency said in a statement that…

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

Alvaro Murillo - October 26, 2016

See also: Make Costa Rica great again? Costa Rica has begun to discuss in earnest how to reduce the shameful pollution that its ever-growing fleet of vehicles…

This Oregon company wants to build electric cars in Costa Rica
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This Oregon company wants to build electric cars in Costa Rica

Jill Replogle - October 10, 2016

In early September, some of the people seemingly best placed to help Costa Rica reduce emissions from transportation — the Achilles heel of the country’s carbon neutrality…

Restaurant grease turned cooking gas for Guanacaste police station
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Restaurant grease turned cooking gas for Guanacaste police station

L. Arias - August 22, 2016

Used cooking grease from 30 restaurants in Santa Teresa de Cóbano, one of the most popular beach destinations in Guanacaste, is providing cooking gas for the local Tourism Police precinct.…

Kiva, Viogaz offer microloans for biodigesters in rural Costa Rica
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Kiva, Viogaz offer microloans for biodigesters in rural Costa Rica

L. Arias - May 13, 2016

What if you never had to go to the store to buy one of those unwieldy propane tanks again? Better yet, what if you could make your…

Costa Rica to host third International Sustainable Building Congress
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Costa Rica to host third International Sustainable Building Congress

Jill Replogle - May 10, 2016

Sustainable cities, green building, public space and renewable energy are a few of the themes to be explored at the third International Sustainable Building Congress this month…

Homes, businesses that produce renewable energy can now store it in the grid
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Homes, businesses that produce renewable energy can now store it in the grid

L. Arias - April 8, 2016

The pricing model for net metering, which will enable Costa Rican homes and businesses that generate their own electricity to store surplus in the grid, enters into force…

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

Zach Dyer - March 30, 2016

Central America’s largest hydroelectric project is officially online. After six years of construction, the first of the Reventazón dam’s five turbines was synchronized and expected to be connected…

Regulatory Authority approves lower electricity rates except for San José, Cartago residents
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Regulatory Authority approves lower electricity rates except for San José, Cartago residents

L. Arias - March 29, 2016

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) on Monday approved new electricity rates that mostly will benefit residents outside the Central Valley. New rates will apply starting in April and…

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

L. Arias - March 29, 2016

Ad Astra Rocket, the company of former NASA astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz, signed an agreement Monday with EARTH University to research and develop hydrogen-powered transportation in Costa Rica's…

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