Sustainable living in Costa Rica is not just a theory. There is a strong, daily practice that Costa Rican nationals and relocated expats have of tending to their land, water and inhabitants.
The recent power outage in Central America, however, seems to have thrown into controversy Costa Rica’s renewable power system, which shut down entirely on July 1st due to a downed transmission line in Panama.
Panama, Costa Rica and El Salvador all faced power outages. Only Costa Rica’s spanned the entire country, affecting the estimated 5 million people within its borders at the time and the outage here lasted about 5 hours. […Read more]