Costa Rica Has Gone 300 Days This Year Using Only Renewable Energy

Costa Rica Has Gone 300 Days This Year Using Only Renewable Energy

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Costa Rica Has Gone 300 Days This Year Using Only Renewable Energy

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So far this year, Costa Rica has run nearly entirely on renewable energy. According to the Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE), the Central American National has gone 300 days with 100 percent of it power generation from renewable energy sources.

So far in 2017 78.26 percent of electricity came from hydropower, 10.29 percent from wind, 10.23 percent from geothermal energy and 0.84 percent from biomass and solar. 

Costa Rica has set a goal for itself to becoming carbon neutral by 2012—a deadline set a decade ago.

 

 

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