Costa Rica: champion of renewable energies

  • Costa Rica: champion of renewable energies

At the end of 2016, Costa Rica's state power company reported that the country managed to supply its electricity demand with 98.12% of renewable sources in 2016. With this result, the country has one of the cleanest energy matrixes in the world. 

According to the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE), the Central American country had 252 days of the year with 100% renewable energy, according to data from the National Energy Control Center.