Hawaii Plans Switch to Electric Cars

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On Wednesday, Hawaii Gov. Lingle announced a plan could see more than 1 electric cars on the Aloha roads by 2012, the first project of its kind.

“Our the direction of energy independence, is not on what happens to the barrel of oil Lingle said at a press “We have to reach a and clean energy future.”

Echoing a similar proposal in November in San Francisco, the state is with Palo Alto-based Better Place, which has put a plan worth up to $1 billion to some 100,000 charging around the state as well as sponsoring incentives for drivers to the electric cars.

The plan, would draw financing private sources, would offer drivers state to buy subscription-based electricity packages Better Place, in partnership Hawaiian Electric Co. The plans those offered by cell providers, and would charge up to 8 cents per mile for power. Gas in currently averages some 13 a mile.

“Our goal is 1.2 million in Hawaii all going electric,” Agassi, founder and chief of Better Place, was quoted as by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.

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Hawaii’s short driving longest continuous drive the length of an island is some six across the Big Islandmake the state a candidate to take on electric car according to Agassi. Most cannot compete with a tank of gas on total distance but can about 120 miles of driving recharging.

The electric car proposal is part of Clean Energy Initiative, seeks to have the state 70 percent of its power needs green energy sources by The state is working to have of 3,000 electric cars on roads in 2010, and more 50,000 electric cars years later. Better proposal sees electric up and running in Hawaii in less a year and a half.

“Better is a grand scale step in the direction,” Sen. Daniel D-Hawaii, said in a statement. us not falter or recede from our to reduce our dependency on foreign

In addition to San Francisco and Hawaii, Denmark and Australia have on for Better Place-organized electric car

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