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Costa Rica’s main electricity supplier asks for big rate hike

Costa Rica's publicly-owned National Power and Light Company is requesting an increase in electricity rates that could raise basic rates for its customers by 36 percent.

Consumers rejoice: Metropolitan water rates set to decrease on July 1

In a couple days, customers of the Costa Rican Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) will see a decrease in their monthly water bills thanks to a 26 percent decrease in tap water rates and a 13 percent drop in sewage service rates that will take effect on Wednesday, July 1.

ICE to stop printing monthly bills

ICE will send electronic invoices, and the company is asking customers to register email addresses at its website: or at any kölbi store, ICE location or via the customer service hotline 1193. Customers also can call ICE’s automated system at 1187.

No electricity rate hikes, despite ICE request

ARESEP also dismissed a request to reduce rates for small group of industrial sector customers.

Costa Rica government works to normalize propane distribution after couple’s divorce causes supply lag

The Costa Rican Oil Refinery allowed entrance of Gas Zeta's tankers into their plants on Thursday and restarted selling propane to the company, who's ownership is under dispute.

Regulatory Authority approves reduction in electricity rates

Customers of the Public Services Company of Heredia will benefit most: their rates will decrease by 15 percent.
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