75 Days of 100% Renewable Energy, Guess Where ?
Costa Rica has been using only renewable energy so far in 2015. Yes that’s right, this small Latin American country that most people couldn’t find on a map is one of the leading countries in renewable energy.
For the past 75 days Costa Rica has been powered by a combination of renewable energies, mostly hydro power but, wind, solar, biomass and geothermal have also played their part too.
So how did Costa Rica manage this achievement?
Well for a start they have a very green energy policy and it also help that the country has a tropical climate with high rainfall. Added to this the mountainous interior and you have a good environment where hydro electric plants can work well.
If, like Costa Rica you want to become more carbon neutral you can check out a large range of green energy products such as solar chargers, efficient LED lighting and even smart home electronics that help you reduce the electricity you consume.
To read more about Costa Rica’s transformation and green revolution click here.