Norway plans sustainable city At Oslo Airport

Norway plans sustainable city At Oslo Airport

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Already a noted champion of sustainable aviation, Oslo Airport soon will be home to a sustainable city.

Norwegian architects are planning to build Oslo Airport City, reports GreenMatters.

That will enable travelers visiting Oslo Airport to be able to experience the development of a city that aims to produce more energy than it consumes. The city will stretch out to nearly 1,000 acres.

Developers say the city will be a prototype of a future city run on renewable power and driverless public transportation.

Oslo Airport City will feature a public park, recreational facilities, event centers, restaurants, offices and hotels.

Public transportation, planes and the city’s lighting will be automated through renewable energy. Developers plan to generate an excess amount and sell it to surrounding buildings.

The project is expected to take 30 years to complete. The first phase of construction begins in 2019, and the airport expects to have its first fleet of electric airplanes in the sky in the next seven years.


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