2019 – Minnetonka City Facilities to be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Positive Future #448 (Feature photo – Minnetonka City Hall and Police Station – CCA 3.0 Unported) Energy Central journalist Andrew Burger brings us the story of Minnetonka, Minnesota. The city is on track to power all city facilities with renewable energy. The move is expected to cut the city’s electricity bills in half – a…

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Drone Food Delivery is Just Around the Corner

Positive Future #446 (Feature photo – Drone Delivery – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) Agfunder News journalist Lauren Manning brings us the latest on the emerging drone delivery universe. Wing Aviation, a division of Alphabet (the new corporate restructured name of Google) just received FAA approval for drone delivery service. Trials will begin in Virginia shortly.…

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World’s First Solar Powered Train

Positive Future #445 (Feature photo – Byron Bay Solar Powered Train – CCA SA 4.0 International) CleanTechnica journalist Dr. Maximilian Holland, covers an unusual story about the world’s first solar powered train. While the train is a short commuter train in sunny Australia, the fact that it exists will undoubtedly inspire development of the technology.…

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Four States and 100 Cities Now Have Mandates for Carbon-Free Energy

Positive Future #443 (Feature photo – Seal of Washington State – Public Domain) Journalist Christian Roselund of PV Magazine summarizes how the recent legislation by the State of Washington to move to 100 percent clean power joins other states and cities. Regardless of the debates going on over climate change, the momentum in the U.S.…

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The Cargo Bike – For Business and Car Replacement

Positive Future #440 (Feature photo – Electric Cargo Bike – CCA SA 2.5 Generic) In today’s economic environment, small business ideas and ideas to save money can make a big different in a household’s financial bottom line. The electric cargo bike is seeing a huge transformation from early pedal-only models to metro-freight service, food vending…

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