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Costa Rica’s capital to have solar energy powered traffic lights

Stop lights in downtown San José are about to get a “green” upgrade. The Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) said Thursday that it had awarded a $1 million contract to local company Sistema Empresarial RC to install photovoltaic cells that would power traffic signals across the city as soon as next year. MOPT Vice Minister Sergio Urbina said the upgrades…