Positive Future #360 (Feature photo – Personal Rapid Transit Podcar in Masdar – CCA 2.0 Generic) A futuristic city called Masdar City, is being built from the ground up to demonstrate what future sustainable cities will all entail. Funded primarily the city of Abu Dhabi, the project was launched in 2006. Ultimately the city would be home to some 50,000 people and 1,500 businesses. The businesses would be primarily focused on commercial and manufacturing facilities specializing in environmentally friendly products. CleanTechnica journalist Jacek Fior reports on his tour of Masdar City. https://cleantechnica.com/2019/01/15/tesla-carshare-coming-to-masdar-city-cleantechnica-exclusive/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29 Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #112 (Feature photo – Wind Turbines – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) According to a new Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, the cost of new solar plants has dropped 20 percent over the past 12 months. Onshore wind prices have dropped 12 percent over the same time period. Since 2010, the price of lithium-ion batteries for energy storage has dropped 79 percent. You can read the full story here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-28/fossil-fuels-squeezed-by-plunge-in-cost-of-renewables-bnef-says Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!