October 18, 2007

Clean energy

An important trend of our time is clean energy. In that respect, I’m satisfied living in Switzerland and also satisfied coming from Denmark. Here are a couple of examples why:

* In Switzerland, a part of the energy consumed is generated through water power.

* Over a few decades, Denmark has built up an important wind energy industry headed not least by the company Vestas.

By the way, according to a survey by The Nielsen Company, Switzerland ranks as number one regarding concerns about global warming.

A couple of weeks ago, I attended an interesting seminar here in Zurich about Toyota. One of the cars dealt with during the seminar was Toyota Prius, a hybrid electric vehicle.

I found out, that much interesting development work is being done to make environmentally friendly cars even better and cheaper. To get some inspiration, take a look at this solar powered Toyota Prius:


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