Costa Rica has gone 113 days using only renewable energy

Country aims to abandon fossil-fuels in favor of renewable energy Costa Rica has established itself as a pioneer in renewable energy. The small country has accomplished a major feat: Generating 100% of its electricity from renewable sources for 113 days straight. Costa Rico draws this energy from numerous sources and intends to continue in its efforts to abandon fossil-fuels throughout the rest of the year. The country has invested heavily in clean energy in order to become more environmentally friendly and curtail the potential impact of climate change. Costa Rica…

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Costa Rica has used only renewable energy since the start of 2015

For almost three months the Central American country has run exclusively on renewables. Since the start of the year, Cost Rica has not burned fossil fuels for power and has been able to rely on renewable energy alone to power its country, which was made possible due to Costa Rica experiencing heavy rainfall, which enabled the country’s hydropower plants to generate almost enough electricity to power the entire nation. Several renewable sources have allowed the country to be coal and petroleum-free. In addition to hydropower, wind, solar, and geothermal energy…

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