Costa Rica surpassed the fourth consecutive year producing 98% of clean energy generation in its National Electric System (SEN). On Wednesday, October 3, the electricity generated from renewable sources: water, wind, Geothermal, biomass and solar, have represented 98.15% of the total energy produced in the country. The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) projects that for the rest of the year the thermal backup will be used in a minimum or might not even be necessary. Which means that the accumulated percentage of renewable energy generation for the year remains over 98% and it could increase slightly.
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