This may not come as much of a surprise to many folks who have been there and felt the pro-green vibe in the BayArea, but the electric-vehicle company Project Better Place is likely to launch its pay-by-the-jule service in San Francisco.

We first mentioned Project Better Place last Novemeber and their plans to offer ‘free’ cars that were paid for with a surcharge on the electricity you bought at PBP ‘pumps’ (a little like a pay-as-you-go phone).

Earth2Tech reports that San Francisco’s mayor traveled to Israel recently to see a prototype system and is in talks about helping PBP build Electric Recharge Grid infrastructure in the Bay Area.

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