Moroccan Students Unveil Plans for Solar-Powered Electric Vehicles

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Sixty percent of Morocco’s fuel reserves consists of petroleum and 23 percent of the country’s energy is derived from coal, according to the DESERTEC Knowledge Platform. Yet Morocco has to import roughly 96 percent of its fossil fuel, which is both costly and politically destabilizing. So it comes as no surprise that learning institutions around the North African […]

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Renault’s Electric Mini Car is More Electric Bang for Your Buck

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Not exactly the 2014 Corvette, this smaller and cheaper electric model may be popular for older purchasers and the eco-aware in the Middle East This past year, a lot of adverse publicity issues surrounded the Better Place electric car network company, that  included the firing of its international CEO Shai Agassi.  This was followed  by […]

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Azouri Brothers & Shai Agassi Together Make Tel Aviv A Better Place

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The Azouri brothers and architect Keren Yedvub leave no stone unturned. Their 20-storey “eco-tower” overturns the old n’ ugly world order with a building that is bold, beautiful, and deeply sustainable. The Azouri Brothers’ eco-tower is growing greener and greener by the day.  Already featuring a whole host of attributes that make their 20 storey office building as livable […]

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Israeli Electric Cars on the Fast Track – Says Company’s Power Supplier

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This guy (Maurice) will have to wait till 2012 to have an electric car Contrary to reservations being made about the Better Place electric car company being a monopoly in Israel’s upcoming electric car market, it now appears that the head of one of the country’s largest holding companies, the Israel Corporation, is very positive […]

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Why China Will be Tipping Point for EVs – Interview With Better Place’s Mike Granoff

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Cars cause more greenhouse emissions than planes, Cleantechnica reports earlier this month. So while it may be important to offset and reduce our flying habits, Mike Granoff, head of oil independence policies at the EV company Better Place explores how his company’s switchable battery solution can reduce auto emissions today. Looking to the east, he […]

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The Middle East Can Only Drool Over Tesla's Electric Sports Roadsters

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Tesla Model S Coupe: Expensive bang for your bucks. The Middle East can only drool for now. Tesla electric sports roadsters floated a successful IPO stock offering and are now tearing down the roads in European countries like Turkey, Hong Kong, Japan, and Canada. Still considered to be an expensive recreational toy due to its high price […]

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