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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.

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.

Fuel prices in Costa Rica to remain stable through 2016, says RECOPE

The Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) finally had some good news for motorists as its most recent projections show fuel prices next year will remain similar to those registered this month.

Gas prices in Costa Rica to remain unchanged through 2015

Despite a spike in international fuel prices in the past two weeks, prices of gas and diesel in Costa Rica will remain stable for the rest of the year, the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) confirmed this week.

Burning humanity’s poop could yield up to $9.5 billion

We could all be sitting on gold mines. U.N. researchers calculated that extracting biogas from human poop could be worth up to $9.5 billion.

Regulatory Authority updates formula for calculating fuel prices

Costa Rica's Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) will now take into account the actual amount paid for oil by the Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) when calculating the price of fuel at the pump, rather than relying on reference prices for international oil.

Gasoline prices set to drop this week

The new gas prices will be 27 percent cheaper than those in force in October last year, according to ARESEP.

Gasoline prices may drop again in October

A drop in international oil prices in recent weeks could favor a reduction in gas prices here.

Fuel prices in Costa Rica to decrease on Thursday

Per-liter prices of fuel on average will be 6.13 percent cheaper following the Public Services Regulatory Authority's latest price-setting decree.

Higher gas prices, taxi fares in Costa Rica start Friday

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) approved a ₡15 hike in regular per-kilometer taxi fares and a ₡2 to ₡3 increase in per-liter fuel prices.

Gas prices, bus fares in Costa Rica could soon drop

If approved by ARESEP, fuel prices would drop in September while new bus fares would apply starting October.
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