Worldisgreen Links 07/03/2008

  • tags: wiglinks, marketing, subscription

    • Innovative business model: For the first time in the electric vehicle business, ownership of the car is separated from the requirement to own a battery. Consumers will buy and own their car and subscribe to energy, including the use of the battery, on a basis of kilometers driven. This model is similar to the way mobile phones are sold, with an initial purchase and a monthly subscription for the mobility service.
  • tags: wiglinks

    • So what I propose here is that every house should have a dumb terminal that connects to broadband internet with a powerful server at the end that serve thousands, maybe hundred of thousands people. These servers, enable people to do their job at home, collaborating using teleconference, and many more. With this scheme, actual reduction of CO2 emissions can be achieved.
  • tags: wiglinks

    • Faced with a surge in the number of proposed solar power plants, the federal government has placed a moratorium on new solar projects on public land until it studies their environmental impact, which is expected to take about two years.

      The Bureau of Land Management says an extensive environmental study is needed to determine how large solar plants might affect millions of acres it oversees in six Western states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah

  • tags: wiglinks

    • WE have been altogether too gloomy about climate change. Just look at the fun Arnold Schwarzenegger is having in California, which contains the sixth largest economy in the world. Where Australian politicians see only risks, the Governator sees opportunities.
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    • Rudd locks in green power plan



      • Chris Hammer Canberra
      • July 3, 2008

      THE Rudd Government has set Australia on course for a new era of greener but more expensive electricity, pressing ahead with a plan to make 20% of ou

    • THE Rudd Government has set Australia on course for a new era of greener but more expensive electricity, pressing ahead with a plan to make 20% of our power come from renewable sources within just over a decade.
  • tags: wiglinks

    • Speaking at the launch of the new strategy, which sets out how the U.K. plans to meet its target of generating 15 percent of energy from renewable sources by 2020, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that the “green revolution” would result in a tenfold increase in the U.K.’s current renewable energy capacity.
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