Santiago’s metro to be powered mostly by renewables

Santiago’s metro system is to be powered mostly by solar and wind energy. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said the station and trains which are used by more than 2.5 million passengers will run on 60% green energy. Metro de Santiago has signed a 15-year contract to use clean energy produced by two renewable sites which […]

Chile signs off carbon tax

Chile enacted a tax on carbon emissions on Friday, making it the first South American nation to do so. It’s part of a swathe of tax reforms which kick in gradually over the next four years. At a signing ceremony the President of the Republic, Michelle Bachelet said the whole tax package would mean “we […]