All electric trains in the Netherlands are entirely wind-powered

All electric trains in the Netherlands are now powered entirely by wind energy. It’s the first railway network in the world to rely completely on renewable energy, providing carbon-free travel to over 600,000 daily passengers. More about Wind Powered, Electric Trains, Netherlandsdutch, Clean Energy, and Sustainable Energy Read more…

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Published in: on February 25, 2017 at 9:57 pm  Leave a Comment  

Biodegradable single-use cardboard drones for remote deliveries

Drones are great for some kinds of deliveries, but operators usually want to recover their costly drone. For deliveries of medicine or supplies to remote areas, it may be more feasible to use cheap drones with a programmed one-way route. That’s where ASPARA (Aerial Platform Supporting Autonomous Resupply Actions) comes in. The drones were developed from DARPA’s Vanishing Programmable Resources program (VAPR), which develops self-destructing electronics. ASPARA adds to that with inexpensive

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Published in: on February 3, 2017 at 4:07 pm  Leave a Comment