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Electricity rates to rise 19 percent in January
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Electricity rates to rise 19 percent in January

L. Arias - November 24, 2015

If you're a client of Costa Rica's National Power and Light Company (CNFL), prepare for a potentially big jump in your electricity bill next year. The Public…

Power and Light Company to phase out paper bills
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Power and Light Company to phase out paper bills

L. Arias - October 14, 2015

Costa Rica's National Power and Light Company (CNFL) on Wednesday will launch an 11-month plan to eliminate printed monthly electricity bills for almost all of its customers. Starting this week,…

Electricity rates: regulator says drop ’em, utility companies say raise ’em
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Electricity rates: regulator says drop ’em, utility companies say raise ’em

L. Arias - September 28, 2015

Electricity rates for Costa Rican consumers are likely to change next month, but whether they'll go up or down is anybody's guess. The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP)…

Regulatory Authority approves lower electricity rates starting October
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Regulatory Authority approves lower electricity rates starting October

L. Arias - September 18, 2015

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) approved a drop in electricity rates for all generation and distribution companies that will take effect the last quarter of this year. Depending on…

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

L. Arias - September 3, 2015

Costa Rica's publicly-owned National Power and Light Company (CNFL) is requesting an increase in electricity rates that, if approved, would raise basic rates for its customers by 36 percent.…

Costa Rica propane fracas still at stalemate
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Costa Rica propane fracas still at stalemate

L. Arias - May 12, 2015

The love-related legal conflict over Costa Rica’s largest distributor of cooking gas appeared far from over Monday as threats of a mass layoff of company workers came and…

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

L. Arias - May 8, 2015

Following orders from an administrative court, the Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) restarted selling cooking gas Thursday to the country’s biggest distributor Gas Zeta, responsible for supplying just…

Regulatory Authority approves reduction in electricity rates
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Regulatory Authority approves reduction in electricity rates

L. Arias - March 19, 2015

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) approved reductions in electricity rates ranging from 7 to 15 percent starting April 1. The new rates will remain in place…

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