Day: January 13, 2017

The Netherlands’ electric is now completely powered by renewable energy

The Netherlands’ electric is now completely powered by renewable energy

The Netherlands’ electric is now completely powered by renewable energy

01/13/17

“How is it that the Netherlands’ electric train system is now completely powered by renewable energy?”

 

A most riveting milestone in global renewable energy adoption has just been reached. The Dutch national railway company NS has just announced that the entirety of their electric train fleet is running on renewable energy!  This means that transportation systems that carry 600,000 passengers every day have and consumes 1.2 billion Kwh each year has just had their carbon footprint sabotaged! However, work is not done, as the company also plans to decrease energy used per passenger by 35% by 2020