By 2018, Dutch rail will be fully powered by wind

The Netherlands, a nation that’s been keen on harnessing the power of the wind since pretty much forever, has announced that in an effort to slash transport-related carbon emissions, its entire electric train network — all 1,800 miles of it — will run on energy produced at European wind farms. To be clear, Dutch trains already partially run on wind turbine-generated juice, a hugely impressive feat. But never a kingdom to rest on its laurels…

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By 2018, Dutch rail will be fully powered by wind

The Netherlands, a nation that’s been keen on harnessing the power of the wind since pretty much forever, has announced that in an effort to slash transport-related carbon emissions, its entire electric train network — all 1,800 miles of it — will run on energy produced at European wind farms. To be clear, Dutch trains already partially run on wind turbine-generated juice, a hugely impressive feat. But never a kingdom to rest on its laurels…

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