Host Country: Costa RicaJCM Feasibility Study (FS)

Promotion of Electric Vehicle for Taxi Usage

Implementing Entity: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Outline of GHG Mitigation Activity

The government of Costa Rica is targeting to achieve carbon neutral by 2021, and is putting high priority of de-carbonization in the Transport Sector, which occupies 51% of total energy consumption in the nation. This project under consideration aims to reduce GHG emissions by promoting Electric Vehicles (100 units expected) in the taxi fleet together with relevant charging infrastructure.

Expected GHG Emission Reductions

580 tCO2/year

  • Reference CO2 emissions: 580 tCO2/year (Amount of 100 units)
    Annual Driving Distance per Taxi in Costa Rica : 81,000 km/year
  • Project CO2 emissions: 0 tCO2/year
→ Reduction amount calculated based on the Domestic CO2 credit result with Nissan LEAF.