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Netherlands announces 100% of its trains run on wind power

THE Netherlands announced that since the beginning of this year 100% of your trains are moved with wind energy, that is, from the wind. The target was expected to be reached in January 2018, but the milestone was brought forward.

“We actually reached our goal a year earlier than planned,” said Ton Boon, spokesperson for the company. NS, national railway company. According to him, this was possible thanks to the increase in the number of wind farms on the coast of the Netherlands.

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From now on, an average of 600,000 passengers are transported daily solely and exclusively thanks to the energy of the wind. NS operates around 5,500 trains a day.

* With information from The Guardian newspaper

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Rafael Carvalho

A fan of chicken with okra and a good beer from Minas Gerais, he currently lives in São Paulo. He has a degree in Radio and TV, a postgraduate degree in Journalism and has been working with Digital Content for over 16 years. He has worked for companies such as SBT and Jovem Pan FM. Passionate about travel, he founded Esse Mundo É Nosso and travels around Brazil and the world all year round, always looking for tips to share.

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