Insights · March 20th, 2015

Windkrafträder und Solarmodule in einem Rapsfeld
This is pretty impressive news out of Georgetown, Texas, a community of 54000 people north of Austin, Texas. They have announced a plan for the city to become the first in Texas to be powered entirely by renewable energy – not in some distant decade, but by the end of 2016. Working with Solar power company SunEdison, and wind developer EDF, Georgetown will obtain 150 megawatts of solar energy and enough from a 194 megawatt wind farm to break the tie to fossil fuels for electricity. The driving force – it is going to be cheaper. Check out the story of how Georgetown Texas is going renewable.

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Environment & Energy Millennial City
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Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas is the Chief Futurist of the Futurist Think Tank. He is world-renowned futurist speaker, a Fellow of The RSA, and has worked with over 300 of the world’s most impactful companies to establish strategic foresight capabilities, identify trends shaping our world, help anticipate unforeseen risks, and design equitable futures for all. In his new book – ‘Facing Our Futures’ – he challenges short-term thinking and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to ignite curiosity, create a framework for futures exploration, and shift their mindset from what is to WHAT IF…

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