Efficiency in Industrial Energy Use

Conference and negotiations to be held in Costa Rica with Dutch companies seek clean and renewable energy solutions as well as energy efficiency.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Companies from the Netherlands will visit Costa Rica to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives.

The need to ensure industry sustainability means searching for alternative sources of energy and its efficient use in order to stay competitive. With the aim of discussing solutions to this issue, Costa Rica's Chamber of Industry (CICR in Spanish) and MétaSus from Holland have organized this event with support from BUN-CA and Costa Rica's Clean Technologies Cluster.

The event will take place on 6 and 7 September in the Radisson Europa Hotel and Conference Center.

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