www.betterplace.com GLOBE Tv correspondent Mike Cerre reports on how Denmark has pioneered sustainability initiatives from wind generators and bicycle commuting to using electric cars to reduce CO2 car emissions and as storage devices for renewable energy. Find out how the Danish island of Samsø has gone to 100% renewable energy over the past 10 years and reduced their carbon footprint by 147%! Better Place, a global electric vehicle services provider, and Dong Energy, Denmark’s largest power company are teaming-up to build the first nationwide electric vehicle (EV) network of charge spots, powered by renewable energy, and battery switching stations for further reducing Denmark’s auto and small truck emissions. They are also working with the national railway on EV car rentals at train stations to make the electric car experience more practical for driving between cities. Interviews include the former Minister of Climate and Energy Connie Hedegaard, who chaired the UN’s COP-15 climate change summit; the Mayor of Copenhagen- Klaus Bondam; Dong Energy CEO Anders Eldrup; Better Place- Denmark CEO- Jens Moberg; plus Danish farmers, housewives and students who have switched to EV cars.
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