Costa Rica

National Energy Plan 2008-2021

Passed in 2008
The National Energy Plan 2008-2021 focuses on enabling the biofuels market, diversifying the energy mix by introducing renewable energy targets and reducing dependency on fossil fuel, promoting a more efficient transportation system based on clean energy, installing over 1,500 PV projects and developing a national education strategy to improve energy efficiency and consumption awareness among the population.
 Since a 2010 amendment, the Institute of Electricity provides further incentives for companies and residences for deploying solar panels and biomass generation systems, including tax reliefs and investment support.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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