A business archive analysis allows knowing the process of research and development in the saltpeter industry in the middle of the XX century and the incorporation of the use of Solar Energy to its production processes. The study of this case discusses the evolution of technology and the theses of innovation analyzing an industrial history. The analytical course of the case of the Coya Sur solar ponds seeks to understand a viable alternative to hegemonic technologies by presenting new antecedents of the history of technology and its possible impact on the sustainability problem.
How to Cite
Arellano-Escudero, N. (2018). Industrial solar energy at Atacama Desert between 1933 to 1952: Research, development and sustainability. Estudios Atacameños. Arqueología Y Antropología Surandinas, (57), 119-140. Retrieved from http://revistas.ucn.cl/index.php/estudios-atacamenos/article/view/3117