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Powervation, Digital Energy Control Company, Gets $10M: Closing a Series A round, Powervation’s digital energy controllers are used for delivering power to microprocessors to increase efficiency in high end computing – Powervation.

Sen. Boxer Wants to Chat With EPA on Calif. Wavier: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has invited EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson to a briefing on the EPA’s rejection of California’s request for a waiver to enforce stricter tailpipe emissions regulations – Autoblog Green.

Midwest Corn Killing The Gulf: The millions of pounds of nitrogen-based fertilizer used in the Corn Belt states is growing and is getting washed down the Mississippi river into the Gulf of Mexico, depleting oxygen and is increasing the “dead zone” – Associated Press.

Soy Fuels Argentinian Biofuel Boom: One of the world’s largest producers of soy, Argentina has over a dozen biodiesel plants in the works. In 2007 they exported $66.3 million of biodiesel, up 1,364 percent since 2006 – Autoblog Green.

Nano Flakes Make Great Cereal PV More Efficient: SunFlake Inc. researchers at the University of Copenhagen are working on nano crystalline structures to increase efficiency to 30 percent and reduce costs by using less semiconducting silicium – Renewable Energy Access.

Oil Flirts with $100: Trading up at $97.25 a barrel, the $100 question is back in play – Seeking Alpha.

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Green energy is definitely the best solution in most cases. Technology like solar energy, wind power, fuel cells, zaps electric vehicles, EV hybrids, etc have come so far recently. Green energy even costs way less than oil and gas in many cases.

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