Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Costa Rica has run for 113 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has managed to run on renewable energy for 113 days straight. In 2015 it relied on nothing but renewables for 285 days of the year. In total, Costa Rica provided 99% of its energy needs last year with renewables alone.

The majority of this power comes from hydroelectric plants. Costa Rica is also diversifying with ventures in geothermal energy and solar.

Source: FastCo

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