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Panama Announces Reduction in Electricity Rate for COVID-19

A decrease of between 50% and 30% in the electricity distribution rate for more than a million customers, announced the President of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, as a palliative and solidarity measure for Panamanians in the midst of the global crisis in COVID-19...

ICE Ends Era of Building Hydroelectric Plants

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) announced the end of an era by ruling out the construction of more of its own hydroelectric plants; a decision that could lead to a reduction of electricity rates in Costa Rica. The decision was applauded by the industrial...

Costa Rica achieves highest electricity generation in its history

May 2019 became the month of greatest electricity generation for Costa Rica. According to data from the National Center for Energy Control (CENCE), during those 31 days, the National Electric System (SEN) produced 984.19 gigawatt hours, a figure that exceeds all historical monthly counts. 99.99%...

300 Days Using Only Renewable Energy

Costa Rica will be beating its own record again for most consecutive days of using solely renewable energy, with 300 days so far this year. In 2015, it set a record of 299 days on renewable energy, then hitting 299 in 2017. Costa Rica gets its...

Costa Rica exceeds 98% of renewable electricity for the fourth consecutive year

Costa Rica surpassed 98% of renewable generation in its Sistema Eléctrico Nacional (SEN) - National Electric System - for the fourth consecutive year.  As of Wednesday, October 3, electricity from water, wind, geothermal energy, biomass and the sun has accounted for 98.15% of the...

ICE Seeking Electricity Rate Increase To Offset Lower Sales And Higher Financing Costs

When sales drop and financing costs go through the roof, in the real world this would mean financial disaster for a business, even bankruptcy. But not if you are a state power and former telecom monopoly like Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), where you...

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