Inside of a hydropower station.

Lake Arenal Hydropower Plant, Costa Rica, October 2014. Costa Rica runs on renewable energy for an average of 300 days a year, largely thanks to hydropower generated in stations like this one. Costa Rica’s proactive environmental policies are the reason it is considered a strong example of sustainable development around the world. However, much of Costa Rica's environmental development was not well regulated as it was undertaken, and numerous problems persist.

Record-breaking renewable energy

Copyright © 2019 Stephan Hardeman

Country Costa Rica
Topics Energy, Infrastructure

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