Country:Costa Rica
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2014
Policy Type:Economic Instruments, Economic Instruments>Direct investment
Policy Target:Geothermal
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Large
Agency:Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) Japanese Government and European Investment Bank (JICE)
Legal References:Law 9254

The law 9254 approves bilateral loans with the Japanese Government and the European Investment Bank for the financing of geothermal projects larger than 50 MW to be developed by the national utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE).

The projects – Pailas II and Borinquen I and II – are expected to generate 55 megawatts each and will be developed by ICE in an area near the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. ICE expects all three projects to be fully operational by 2020.

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Last modified: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:48:26 CET