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Costa Rica is much more than a lush, green tourist paradise; it's also a green energy pioneer.

The tiny Central American republic has generated 100 percent of a electricity from renewable sources for a past 113 days, and a run isn't over yet.

As we wrote, they've has shown the world  by achieving 99 percent renewable energy generation in 2015. That included 285 days powered completely by renewable sources, according to the Costa Rican Electricity Institute.

Most of the nation's renewable energy comes from hydropower, due to its large river system and heavy tropical rainfalls. Solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal energy also play key roles.

Read more about beautiful Costa Rica here.

Aug. 25, 2016 Living photo: Costa Rica

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