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Miasole Founder Has New Company, Different Film: According to CNET, the former CEO of thin film startup Miasole, Dave Pearce, has become the CEO of a new company called Nuvosun, which will look to develop a film to prevent moisture from penetrating think-film solar panels as well as OLED displays – CNET.

GE Makes A $1B Wind Deal: GE Energy announced that it has placed a $1 billion plus wind farm order from the power company Invenergy. — Reuters.

Ethanol Twice As Bad As Gas: Remind us again why the U.S. is so eager to push corn-based ethanol? UC Berkeley’s Transportation Sustainability Research Center says that corn-based ethanol could have double the carbon emissions of gasoline, if you consider the ruining of tree-covered carbon sinks to make way for crop land — WSJ.

Quantum Fuels Acquires Stake in German Solar: Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies has bought a 25% equity stake in the German solar developer Advanced and Automotive Solar Systems (ASOLA) – GreenCarCongress.

Another Take on Khosla vs Romm: Most of us have been reading the back and forth between Vinod Khosla and Joeseph Romm over on Gristmill. Here’s another view of the kerfuffle. —

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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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