Country:Costa Rica
Year:2014 (April)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2014 (April)
Policy Type:Policy Support, Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Bioenergy, Geothermal, Wind, Solar, Hydropower
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE)
URL:http://www.grupoice.com/wps/wcm/connect/57562039-a158-45d6-8a5b-c4570c5533dd/PEG2014+rev+jun2014.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID=l0-8jKH
Description:

The Electricity Generation Expansion Plan 2014-2035 projects that additional 6.1 GW of new power capacity additions will be added in Costa Rica by 2035. The main recommendation of the Plan is that 95% of those additions be of renewable energy type. The Plan provides technology splits to achieve that objective:

Targeted year

Technology

Capacity additions (MW)

2035

Hydropower

3795

Geothermal

690

Combined solar PV, onshore wind and biomass

802

Cumulative capacity: 5287 MW

 

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In order to view a full version of Costa Rica's Electricity Generation Expansion Plan 2014-2035 (Plan de Expansion de la Generacion Electrica) please click here.

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