September 22, 2017 (pvbuzz media) — Chilean presidential candidate Sebastien Piñera, who is leading in the polls for this November’s elections, has pledged to shift to a 100% renewable electricity grid by 2040.

Piñera also wants a 100% electric public transit system. The country already has close to 50% renewable power.

“The goal is that by 2040, Chile has a 100 percent clean and renewable electricity grid and a 100 percent electric public transit system,” Piñera said at a campaign rally.

But Piñera is unlikely to win in the first round, and a December runoff against center-left candidate Alejandro Guillier or hard-left Beatriz Sanchez would likely be tight.

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