Chile Power Companies Trash Renewable Energy

Okay. Imagine your country has 2,653 miles of southern Pacific coastline, but only averages 110 miles east to west. And your Atacama desert, one of the hottest places on earth, receives one of the highest concentrations of solar energy in the world, measured in watts per square foot. Wind power? Well, along those Pacific beaches, once you shoo off the surfers, along the country’s southern coast are two sections of land buffeted by winds known by mariners for centuries as the “Roaring Forties” and “Furious Fifties,”…

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