How Do You Run An Entire Country Without Oil?

Shai Agassi, founder of Project Better Place, is largely regarded as one of today’s hottest eco-entrepreneurs. In less than two years, Agassi has secured agreements with Israel, Denmark, and Renault/Nissan to bring fully-electric vehicles to the market in mass quantities. At this month’s¬†“Plug-In Electric Vehicles 2008: What Role for Washington?,” Agassi explains the four elements that have converged to make this awesome project viable. Enjoy!

Shannon Arvizu, Ph.D., is a clean tech educator and cutting-edge consultant for the auto industry. You can follow her test drives in the cars of the future at

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