Costa Rica: Green Light for Energy Tender

A ruling by the Constitutional Court has enabled the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad to buy 140 MW from private generators.

Friday, July 5, 2013

From a press release issued by the Costa Rican Union of Chambers and Associations of Private Enterprises (UCCAEP):

The Costa Rican Union of Chambers and Associations of Private Enterprises (UCCAEP) applauds the decision by judges at the Constitutional Court to reject outright the claim of unconstitutionality which sought to stop the tender for 140 MW which the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) carried out in order to buy from private generators.

"As a business sector we are pleased with the ruling by the judges of the Constitutional Court, which will allow the country to move forward with the purchase of quality renewable energy at competitive prices from private enterprise," said Jaime Molina U , chairman of UCCAEP.



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