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Costa Rica's Toro 3 hydropower project now online

Costa Rica's state-owned utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has begun operations of its 49-MW Toro 3 hydropower project.

The US$190 million project is located in the Alajuela province and was co-funded by ICE, Banco de Costa Rica and utility company Jasec.

Toro 3 is a continuation of the project's Phases 1 and 2, which were completed in 1995 and 1996, respectively. Toro 1 has an output capacity of 26.8 MW, while Toro 2 has a capacity of 66 MW.

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