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Costa Rica’s ICE saves with electric vehicles

The Costa Rica Institute of Electricity (ICE) has recorded savings of $87,000 and 200t of avoided CO2 with switch to electric vehicles (EVs).

Green hydrogen advances in South and Central America

Advances in the development of new green hydrogen production plans are being reported out of Bolivia, Peru and Costa Rica.

Grupo ICE exceeds 475,000 smart meter rollout in Costa Rica

Costa Rica state electricity and telco provider Grupo ICE had 475,979 smart meters in use at December 2020.

ICE to partner on smart neighbourhoods in Costa Rica

Grupo ICE, Costa Rica’s state electricity and telco provider, is partnering with municipal development association IFAM to create smart neighbourhoods.

ICE installs fast electric vehicle chargers in Costa Rica

The Costa Rica Institute of Electricity (ICE) has begun installation of 28 fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the country.

Costa Rica regulates a promotional rate for electric bus charging

The introduction of electric buses in Costa Rica is to be encouraged with a promotional charging rate set by the Regulatory Authority for Public Services (ARESEP).
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Costa Rica adopts decrees to accelerate zero-emission vehicles

The government of the Republic of Costa Rica has signed decrees to encourage the adoption of electric or zero-emission vehicles.

Conelectricas selects Itron to enhance operations for consortium members

In Costa Rica, a utility consortium has selected Itron to improve operations of grid networks using an advanced metering infrastructure.

MoU to boost smart adoption in Latin and Caribbean countries

Costa Rican Electricity Institute has partnered with Masdar to improve its portfolio of renewable energy resources. The two parties signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on smart energy and smart city technologies. Masdar and...