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24 Hours of Reality 2017: The Solar Underground (Chile)


( Once dependent on expensive imported fossil fuels, Chile is now on the path to becoming a “solar Saudi Arabia,” thanks to a combination of bold political leadership, abundant sunshine, and unique high desert terrain. Today, this clean energy revolution is part of everyday life for the 2.4 million Chileans who daily ride Santiago’s subway system, which is shifting to 60 percent renewable electricity and moving the city forward to a sustainable future.