The average family in Costa Rica will see a break in the ever increasing cost of living in the country, with a reduction in the electricial consumption of between ¢1.200 and ¢2.600 monthly if they consumer less than 200 kilowatt hours per month.

The Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (Aresep) approved Monday a decrease of 13.6% for all electrical energy distributors, due to the positive effects of the rains that affected the country hydroelectric productions.

Carolina Mora, spokesperson for the Aresep, said the rates would apply between October 1 and December 31 of this year.

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