$17 Million in Construction of Electrical Substation

Bridgeston announced that it will build an electric substation in Costa Rica at its tire production plant, which is located in Ribera de Belen, Heredia.

Friday, September 13, 2019

The company dedicated to the manufacture of tires reported that the Costa Rican Institute of Electricity and Siemens, will be in charge of the development and installation of this new substation.

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Nacion.com reviews that "... The company explained that this new investment is inserted in its program for use and optimization of energy resources, whose achievements include ISO 50001 certification Energy Management System, the implementation of a biomass boiler zero emissions, as well as other projects focused on electricity efficiency and the reduction of fossil fuel consumption."

Roy Rojas, manager of Institutional Relations of the company, explained that "... currently are the only silver producer of tires in Central America and the Caribbean, we manufacture about 11,000 tires daily and employ about a thousand employees."

Regarding investment in energy projects at the Central American level, reports from CentralAmericaData state that in the first three months of 2019, 14 environmental impact studies were presented in the countries of the region to carry out work on electricity networks and develop energy generating plants, and the projected global investment amounts to $410 million.

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