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Published on November 29th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Costa Rica’s 1st Solar Power Park Completed

November 29th, 2012 by  

 
Given Costa Rica’s green cred, I’m quite surprised that this is its first solar park. Nonetheless, it’s good news to see that the solar power park is completed and generating clean electricity. More from sister site Ecopreneurist:



Costa Rica Launches First Solar Powered Plant (via Ecopreneurist)

Authorities in Costa Rica have opened the country’s first large-scale solar power plants, built with a donation of $ 10 million Yens. President Laura Chinchilla and the director of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), Teofilo de la Torre, inaugurated the solar park in Bagaces Miravalles…




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  • 10 million is cheap for a UN vote. They need to raise their fees !

  • Moss

    This plant is about a megawatt. Not 1.2 gigwatts. 1.2 gigawatt hours per year is the output not the capacity

  • The first one is 1.2 gigawatts, now that they finished the “baby” step can’t wait to see thier big step.

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