Costa Rica produced 99.8% of electricity from renewables in 2020

According to preliminary data from specialists from the State Center for Energy Control of Costa Rica, electricity production from renewable sources reaches 99.78% in 2020, Ecotown reports.

Costa Rica has produced over 98% of its electricity from renewable sources for the sixth consecutive year. The rate of 99.78% will be the highest since 1986.

According to statistics, the main source of electricity in Costa Rica is hydropower – its share was 71.95%. Geothermal sources generated 14.90% of electricity, wind - 12.39%. Solar and biomass energy accounted for 0.54%.

“We confidently realize our goals - we are achieving a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions and electrifying transport,” said Irene Cañas, President of the Institute of Electricity.

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Tags: renewable energy, solar energy, wind energy, electricity market, ecology, HPP, carbon neutrality

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