Electric car charging station debuts in Israel

Very cool news out of Tel Aviv where Project Better Place, a company working to develop electric car charging stations, demonstrated a plug-in charging post yesterday. Better Place has been contracted to set up the posts throughout Israel and will soon expand its service to Denmark and Australia. Using these posts, drivers will be able ...

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
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Very cool news out of Tel Aviv where Project Better Place, a company working to develop electric car charging stations, demonstrated a plug-in charging post yesterday. Better Place has been contracted to set up the posts throughout Israel and will soon expand its service to Denmark and Australia. Using these posts, drivers will be able to charge their cars through sockets like the one shown above.

For more on this exciting project, check out Wired's excellent profile of Better Place founder Shai Agassi.

Photo: David Silverman/Getty Images

Very cool news out of Tel Aviv where Project Better Place, a company working to develop electric car charging stations, demonstrated a plug-in charging post yesterday. Better Place has been contracted to set up the posts throughout Israel and will soon expand its service to Denmark and Australia. Using these posts, drivers will be able to charge their cars through sockets like the one shown above.

For more on this exciting project, check out Wired‘s excellent profile of Better Place founder Shai Agassi.

Photo: David Silverman/Getty Images

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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