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Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050
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Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050

Marco Sibaja / AFP - April 21, 2019

Eric Orlich and his wife Gioconda Rojas own two electric vehicles, which they charge at home in the garage thanks to solar panels on their roof. That…

Lawmakers exclude full hybrids from electric cars bill
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Lawmakers exclude full hybrids from electric cars bill

L. Arias - February 5, 2017

A legislative committee on Government Affairs has dismissed a series of motions seeking to include non-plug-in hybrids – cars powered by hydrogen or solar energy – in a tax-exemption bill focused…

Municipality of San José revives streetcar project for the capital
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Municipality of San José revives streetcar project for the capital

L. Arias - October 11, 2016

The Municipality of San José is moving forward with the feasibility studies required to open a streetcar system for the capital, designed to ease traffic and make it…

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

The Tico Times - 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…