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Though the subway system in Chile’s capital, Santiago, has five lines and over 100 stations, it still ranks second to Mexico City’s bigger system in Latin America. In the near future, though, Metro de Santiago will have bragging rights of another sort.

Soon, 60% of its power needs will be met by renewable energy sources, Chilean president Michelle Bachelet announced on May 23. She delivered the news during a visit to the National Stadium station, which is under construction.

Read the article published by Quartz.

 

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