El Niño seen bringing much-needed rain to Chile

Reuters: After five years of drought in central Chile, there is a good chance that the El Niño weather pattern could bring much-needed rains during the Southern Hemisphere's winter, the national meteorological service said on Thursday. In recent years, power producers in the world's top copper producer have been forced to rely on more-expensive fossil fuels as the lack of rain has dented hydroelectric generation. Over 40 percent of installed capacity in Chile's central power grid, which supplies electricity......

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