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Renewable energy powers Chile’s subway system

We are seeing more and more sustainable energy initiatives designed for public consumption, such as traffic lights that give cyclists priority, and the world’s first wind-powered amusement park. California-based sustainable energy company SunPower recently announced its collaboration with Brazil-based Latin America Power. Together, they will provide Chile’s Metro de Santiago with clean energy, which will cover 60 percent of the transport system’s power needs. READ MORE…