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La Liga Deportiva Alajuelense Stadium

Lighting the Fields with the Sun – Central America’s 1st Solar-­Powered Stadium

By , in Markets, Technology
Now when the sun goes down, La Liga Deportiva Alajuelense (“La Liga”), a Costa Rican club football team, can still play under a sun-lit field. A field lit by solar power, to be exact. The club team’s stadium now meets 100% of its energy demand with a Yingli Solar power system recently installed by our partner, Enertiva Energia Alternativa. What does this mean for sport culture in Costa Rica?