7th National Energy Plan Published

Costa Rica's Ministry of Environment and Energy ("MINAE") has published the 7th National Energy Plan 2015-2030. The Plan outlines the country's regulatory framework on energy efficiency in consumer equipment and provides goals and actions for improvement. The Plan targets certain areas, such as refrigeration, cooking, water heating, air conditioning, and lighting, due to their high energy consumption.

Official Climate Change Commitment Made

In anticipation of COP21, Costa Rica pledges to cut emissions 25% by 2030, based on 2012 levels.