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Costa Rica’s electricity mostly from renewable sources in 2016

ICE president Carlos Manuel Obregón said the strategic location of the country's reservoirs allows it to maximize rainfall collection, mostly from the highlands and the Caribbean region.

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

The first of the Reventazón dam’s five turbines went online this week. When the dam is fully operational, it will produce enough power for an estimated 525,000 homes.

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

Ad Astra Rocket the company of former NASA astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz signed an agreement with EARTH University to research and develop hydrogen-based projects in the province of Guanacaste.

Electricity rates for ICE customers to drop in January

The public services regulator approved a 6.7 percent cut in electricity rates for customers of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute starting in January.

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.

US inflames debate on climate finance with plan for UN talks

The U.S. plan would prod nations that have the capacity -- namely China -- to provide money for climate-related projects to the most vulnerable nations. That would break down the old division where funds flowed from industrialized nations to developing ones.

Costa Rica honored at Paris climate talks with message on Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower sported a quintessential Tico phrase on Monday night, and nodded to the country's green energy success.

Costa Rica to double wind power generation in coming years

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute expects wind power to increase from 7 percent of the country's total energy mix currently to 10.5 percent in 2017.

Benefits of solar energy on display at 2-day San José expo

Members of the Costa Rican Association of Solar Energy (ACESOLAR) will showcase the benefits of solar energy at the second annual Exposolar 2015 fair, held Nov. 20-21 at San José's Antigua Aduana.

Central American Bank grants Costa Rica $2 million to finance environmental projects

Local businesses can apply for environmental loans ranging from $1,500 to $150,000, which must be invested in environmentally friendly technologies to improve efficiency. That technology includes solar panels, electronic ballasts, high efficiency diffusers and reflectors, air compressors, fluorescent lamps, LED lights, electric engines, cooling systems, boilers, low-energy vehicles and others.

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