April 30, 2016 6:18 AM ET

Electric Utilities

Company Overview of Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad

Company Overview

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad provides electricity services in Costa Rica. It operates through Electricity and Telecom segments. The Electricity segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity for private companies, municipal entities, and rural cooperatives. The Telecom segment offers a range of integrated telecom services, such as fixed and mobile telecom and data transmission services comprising broadband access and value added services. This segment also provides basic telephony, pre-paid and post-paid plans, wireless Internet, messaging and international, dial-up and dedicated Internet access, and ASDL services, as well as various business services. The company was f...

Sabana Norte

Distrito Mata Redonda

San José,  

Costa Rica

Founded in 1949


506 2000 7720

Key Executives for Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad

Corporate Chief Financial Officer
Head of Corporate Finance
General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad Key Developments

Empresa Hondurena May Get Privatized

Empresa Hondurena de Telecomunicaciones is planning for privatization. Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad expressed interest, but a deal has yet to materialize.

ICE Announces New Water Supply Tunnel to Expand Capacity at the Cachí Hydroelectric Plant

ICE reported that a new water supply tunnel to expand capacity at the Cachí hydroelectric plant has been completed. The 6km, 4.9m-wide tunnel took a year and a half to bore and will parallel an existing tunnel. The expansion to 160MW from 100MW is due to be ready next year and will allow the use of surplus Reventazón river flow during the rainy season. Cachí came online in 1966. The Central American Bank for Economic Integration is helping finance the $180 million project which is part of the country's power generation plan.

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