Enel de Costa Rica, S.A. is a subsidiary of Enel Green Power Latin America dedicated to the development and management of power generation from renewable resources in Costa Rica.
The company has a portfolio that includes 55 MW of capacity, of which 24 MW from wind and 31 from hydropower.
Enel de Costa Rica has an ISO 14001, a certification related to environmental management that helps to minimize the operations that negatively affect the environment and comply with applicable laws. As part of its social commitment, The Company has scholarships, social, educational and environmental programs, in order to rise up the socio-economic development of local communities.
P.h. Chucás (50 MW)
A credible sustainable development approach must include ongoing relations with primary stakeholders. Over sixteen years, Enel de Costa Rica has developed a variety of effective collaborative means for gaining insight into its stakeholders' needs and concerns. The company's objective is to reconcile sometimes conflicting expectations, while remaining consistent in its activities and projects.
In this regard, the most appealing projects include the establishment of health and work safety committees, the organization of conferences on electricity and the launching of online information campaigns. Moreover, Enel Costa Rica has started to train its employees on sustainability issues, and has launched a programme to increase the awareness of the code of ethics and of the Zero Tolerance plan among its newly hired staff. Finally, local values and communities have played a central role by involving stakeholders in every phase of the process.
Last Updated: 31 March 2013
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