A company called Better Place has been testing out a switchable battery model for electric cars in Israel, Denmark and Australia. The trouble is, despite raising nearly $1 billion in venture capital, the company is struggling to make a profit.
In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.