Authorities in Costa Rica have opened the country’s first large-scale solar power plants, built with a donation of $ 10 million Yens. President Laura Chinchilla and the director of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), Teofilo de la Torre, inaugurated the solar park in Bagaces Miravalles, a small village in the northwestern province of Guanacaste.
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South Africa has approved under its Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Program (REIPP), investing $5.4 billion to develop sustainable energy projects to reduce the huge current dependency on coal energy.
Attempting to take advantage of the nearly 300 days of clear sun in the state annually, the government of Tamil Nadu, India have started a new energy policy, aiming to produce over 3000 MW of power from solar power in the next 3 years. Called the ‘Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy 2012’ the new proposal […]
Living in a place with huge amounts of sunlight has its advantages. The Albuquerque Journal reported on Monday the current costs of residential solar systems in New Mexico, and how the market can change after the incentives from state and federal tax credits that are due to expire in December 31, 2016.