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But that's...none of my business.
As to your other assertion. Pffft Most of those other places are run from offices in Houston. Nice find on the Chronicle article. Fun fact, I'm looking out the window at their offices as I type this.
Houston is the mecca for the entire North American ENERGY industry.
Houston learned it's lesson after the oil bust of the 80's. The city has diversified to encompass all aspects of energy and technology. Most of the big energy companies have large plays in every possible renewable out there trying to be the first to make that breakthrough that'll bring cost parity to fossils.
As to the OP I suspect Houstonians use significantly more electricity than Costa Ricans as over 90% of the homes have some form of A/C while I suspect that average for Costa Rico to be somewhat lower.