Cogeneration

Commercial cogeneration is larger scale and consists of energy production for sale to the grid.  In Costa Rica, private power generators are paid 32-50% of retail price of electricity, conditional on a number of variables.  The scale of cogeneration plants can range from run of river hydroelectric facilities in the 50 kw – 5 megawatt range to much larger production under conventional reservoir style hydro models.

 

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