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New 55 MW Geothermal Plant Goes Into Operation

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) - state power and telecom - began operations of the Planta Geotérmica Las Pailas II (Geothermal Plant ) located in Curubandé, Guanacaste province, at a US$366 million cost. Las Pailas II became the seventh generation of the country that...

Getting Costa Ricans On Their Bikes

Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image? Costa Rica has a proud international reputation as an eco-paradise. Home to...

Costa Rica Exceeds 98% Renewable Energy Generation For Third Consecutive Year

Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade, so far this year, running on 300 days of 100%  power generation from renewable energy sources, this according to the State power utility company, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), from figures of  the Centro Nacional...

Costa Rica Demonstrates Experience in Renewable Energy in Cuba

Q COSTA RICA (Prensa Latina) Jose Antonio Aragon, member of Costa Rica's Board of Directors on Planning and Power Development of Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE), presented a keynote lecture on how his country is fostering the use of renewable energy. Aragon delivered the lecture...

Cost of Solar Energy Continues to Fall

Q24N - Advances in technology and growing experience in the manufacture of solar energy systems are contributing to the gradual reduction of their cost, giving them an advantage over other sources of power generation, such as fossil fuel. Solar power is now cheaper than coal...

Nicaragua Makes Million Dollar Investment in Energy

Wind farm in NicaraguaTODAY NICARAGUA – Nicaragua plans to invest between US$600 and US$700 million dollars in the energy sector this year, to improve the service to the population and promote sustainable development, official sources reported on Wednesday. The president of the Nicaraguan Chamber of...

Costa Rica Generated 97.14% Of Energey From Renewable Sources In First Quarter

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica has been able to generate 97.14% of it electricity from renewable sources in the first quarter of the year, according to the Central Nacional de Control de Energia (National Energy Control Centre). Hydro electric (water) is at the top of the...

Costa Rica’s Wind Turbines Could Become Part Of Eco-themed Park

QCOSTARICA - Can you imagine seeing this happening in the mountains of Santa Ana and the hills of Tilaran (Guanacaste), ICE taking note of the Dutch, turning their wind turbines into amusement rides and parks? A Dutch amusement park plans to go fully green and aims...

ARESEP Proposes Rates for Solar Energy in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The tariff proposal by the public services regulating authority (Autoridad Reguladora de Servicios Publico - ARESEP), for large-scale solar power generation establishes that plants of more than 1 MW can sell each Kw / h between US$0.0751 (low) and US$0.1794 (high). From a...


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