|Year:||2010 (July 7th)|
|Policy status:||In Force|
|Date Effective:||2010 (July 7th)|
|Policy Type:||Policy Support, Policy Support>Strategic planning|
|Renewable Energy Policy Targets:||Multiple RE Sources|
|Policy Sector:||Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy|
|Size of Plant Targeted:||Small and Large|
|Agency:||Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) - Dirección Sectorial de Energía|
|Renewable Energy Description:|
Costa Rica faces two major challenges in its energy sector: 1) to move from fossil fuels based energy system (mainly imported oil) towards renewable energy sources harnessed locally, 2) to expand its power generating capacity replacing old power generating stations and adding new projects. The Strategy addresses these two challenges and indicates country’s way to achieve those two goals in a realistic and sustainable way in an upcoming decade.
Among many, the Strategy enlists following goals:
In order to view a full version of Costa Rica's Energy Strategy of Costa Rica: Towards a New Energy Model please click here.
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