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

Costa Rica boasts clean energy — and bad car pollution
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Costa Rica boasts clean energy — and bad car pollution

Marco Sibaja | AFP - November 19, 2015

CALDERA, Puntarenas – At dusk one weekend on Costa Rica's tropical Pacific coast, Churchill vendor "Mamiche" is catering to a line of customers in front of his beachside flavored…

Deadline approaching for Costa Rica to set distributed generation fees
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Deadline approaching for Costa Rica to set distributed generation fees

Lindsay Fendt - November 18, 2015

Bright sunshine isn’t anything new to Costa Rica, but broad, consumer-based distributed generation solar power soon will be, following the recent publication of an executive decree on…

Costa Rica legislature to hear bill allowing ‘green’ geothermal projects in national parks
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica legislature to hear bill allowing ‘green’ geothermal projects in national parks

John McPhaul - November 11, 2015

Despite declarations from the executive branch that the Costa Rican government will not pursue geothermal electricity development in national parks, the office of governing Citizen Action Party…

Obama’s new greenhouse-gas rules will pay off
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Obama’s new greenhouse-gas rules will pay off

Cass Sunstein | Bloomberg - August 4, 2015

When it comes to regulating greenhouse gases, some people think the more stringent the rules, the better. Others favor the more pragmatic approach championed by U.S. President…

What you need to know about Obama’s biggest global warming move yet
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What you need to know about Obama’s biggest global warming move yet

Chris Mooney | The Washington Post - August 2, 2015

On Monday, the Obama administration plans to release the finalized Clean Power Plan, the president's flagship policy to combat global warming. The plan is aimed at the…

Obama to adopt tough limits on greenhouse gases on Monday
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Obama to adopt tough limits on greenhouse gases on Monday

Joby Warrick | The Washington Post - August 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration will formally adopt an ambitious regulation for cutting greenhouse-gas pollution on Monday, requiring every state to reduce emissions from coal-burning power…

Hillary Clinton promises to be the US’ renewable energy president
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Hillary Clinton promises to be the US’ renewable energy president

AFP - July 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hillary Clinton was set to lay out an ambitious plan Monday to invest in solar and other renewable energy sources if elected president, drawing a…

New York wants to lead the renewable energy revolution. Here’s how.
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New York wants to lead the renewable energy revolution. Here’s how.

Bill Sanderson | Special to The Washington Post - July 21, 2015

NEW YORK — Brooklyn's trendy hipster hangouts may soon offer more than craft beers, artisanal cheese and organic produce: They'll brag of being powered by locally sourced…

Costa Rica to host first exposition focused exclusively on solar power
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Costa Rica to host first exposition focused exclusively on solar power

Fabiola Pomareda - October 24, 2014

Recommended: ARESEP announces pricing proposal for consumer-generated electricity According to organizers, ExpoSolar, which takes place Oct. 31- Nov. 1 in downtown San José, will be the first…

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