Easyecar’s Martin Thomson Says Better Place EV Plan Problematic for Denmark

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Denmark’s Thomson prefers “freedom of charge&# over Better Place’s forced charging network. When the EV network builder Better Place launched their electric car battery exchange network in Denmark last month , not everyone was overly enthusiastic that the company’s unique system of stations to exchange the special lithium ion battery pack with freshly charged ones would go over with the Danes. Cars & Transportation Denmark electric cars project better plac

Sierra & Tierra: A Gale of Wind Energy Good News

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Sierra) And in December, Denmark became the first country ever to generate more than half of its energy from wind, a total of 54.8%. Considering these arguments, it’s simply astonishing that Congress still is to renew the Production Tax Credit (PTC), one of the several tax incentives that invest in job creation in the clean energy industry. By Javier Sierra A gale of good news is hitting both the wind industry and the future of the planet.

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What Israel, the UAE and Qatar have in common

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out of a possible 100, followed by New Zealand, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Australia, United Kingdom, United States, Germany and Iceland. Meanwhile, Aas said Norway has implemented several successful policies of its own, such as offering its citizens generous tax incentives to buy electric vehicles.

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The sun keeps shining bright: World solar power topped 100,000 megawatts in 2012

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But in a kind of gold rush spurred by easy bank loans and government tax incentives and subsidies, China hurtled past PV technology pioneers the United States (in 2006) and Japan (in 2008). After the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, though, the government introduced a generous incentive encouraging larger projects, thus spurring huge investment in utility-scale PV capacity. As these markets mature and solar system costs decline, FIT incentives are being reduced.

Better Place Reveals Danish Electric Car Prices

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The highly taxed Danes may think so. As we get closer to spring, we may also be getting closer to some actual launchings of electric car networks, including that of the much talked about Better Place EV company, headed by Shai Agassi, who recently remarked that electric cars are not getting a good enough tax incentive in the UK. In Israel, the cars will be selling for around NIS 125,000 or EURO 25,000 including 60% government taxes.

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Sustainable Communities

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The town and industrial region of Kalundborg in Denmark is the most celebrated example of an industrial ecosystem. An industrial ecology approach would seek strategies for using "soft infrastructure" (finance, education, training, tax incentives, and other public programs) to achieve much higher efficiencies in the operation of the physical infrastructure.

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