Monday, 17 October 2011 21:07
114 families will save up to 80 percent on gas bills by relying on solar power.
The borough of Combarbalá, located in northern Chile, is soon to be named Chile’s first “solar neighborhood,” when the new “Portal Cruz del Sur” (Gateway to the Southern Cross) housing complex opens next week.Solar panels like those above will heat homes in Chile’s first “solar neighborhood.” Photo by Futureatlas.com/Flickr.Login to read more.
About the writer
Mariana is a journalist from a very warm place on the Brazilian coast: Fortaleza. She is an intern at the CHIP project and also a occasional writer for the Santiago Times. This is her third time in Chile, but now with plans to stay. She's in love with empanadas but not so much with the cold weather.