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- Costa Rica has a target to reach 100% of electricity generation from renewable energy by 2030.3,4 As of 2019, Costa Rica already generated 99% of its electricity from renewable sources, with the main source being hydropower at 68%, indicating that it is well on its way to meeting this target.5
- This would also imply that fossil fuels would no longer be used in Costa Rica’s power sector by 2030. Currently, imported oil is the only remaining fossil fuel in use for power.5
- As Costa Rica benefits already from an almost completely decarbonised power supply, this is an opportunity for the country to drive decarbonisation of the transport sector through increasing the uptake of electric vehicles in the country fleet.