Coming to Costa Rica: charging stations for EVs

Costa Rica is a renewable energy powerhouse – often going weeks running its infrastructure with renewable energy only – so to lower carbon emissions further, the focus is shifting onto electric vehicles. South Korea’s POSCO ICT Co. announced Tuesday it has installed electric vehicle recharging stations in Costa Rica as part of its project to help the country establish the nation-wide smart energy system to reduce green gas emissions.

POSCO ICT said that it on Monday embarked on the test run of an EV charger installed at Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) in the country’s capital city of San José.

Costa Rica has a goal of being carbon neutral by 2021, and an electric vehicle infrastructure will play an important role in reaching this target.

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