Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The future's electric

Or at least it will be if Shai Agassi has his way. Another great TED talk, this time from the CEO of electric car start up Better Place.
2010 marks the launch of a number of plug-in electric cars including the much talked about Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf. Unlike the major automakers Agassi plans to decrease the cost of electric cars by not requiring car owners to buy the batteries; and increase their convenience by creating battery exchange stations much like petrol stations today.

For more, watch the video...

1 comment:

  1. Great intro for our clean energy event tonight. I particularly liked the comparison of putting in solar vs. drilling for oil. Instead of digging down, we dig up.