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December 14, 2017 | World’s First Solar Powered Train Begins Operation in Australia

Danielle Park

Portfolio Manager and President of Venable Park Investment Counsel (www.venablepark.com) Ms Park is a financial analyst, attorney, finance author and regular guest on North American media. She is also the author of the best-selling myth-busting book "Juggling Dynamite: An insider's wisdom on money management, markets and wealth that lasts," and a popular daily financial blog: www.jugglingdynamite.com

Earlier this year the Netherlands announced that their electric trains are 100% wind powered, meeting their target a year earlier than planned.  And India has a “solar-powered train,”except in that case it’s still being pulled by a diesel locomotive and the solar panels only power comfort systems like air conditioning and lights.  This is the first train which we’re aware of which is actually fully powered by solar power, down to the wheels.”  See:  World’s first solar-powered train to begin operations in Australia.

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December 14th, 2017

Posted In: Juggling Dynamite

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