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BioPetroClean Raises $5M for Bugs to Clean Water: Israeli water tech startup BioPetroClean has raised a second round of funding from 21 Ventures for its tailored bacterial “cocktails” which eat up waterborne impurities – Globes via VentureBeat.

Segway Inventor, Nokia to Launch Eco-Developer Contest: Seqgway inventor Dean Kamen has teamed up with Nokia to launch a triumvirate of eco-development contests designed to improve access to health and energy services in the developing world – CNet.

Military Contracts EnerDel With $4M for Batteries: Indianapolis-based battery developer EnerDel says it has gotten a $4 million contract from the Department of Defense to research and develop high-energy, lightweight batteries for unmanned aerial vehicles – Cleantech Group.

Who Doesn’t Want Greener, Better Batteries? A study released by lithium-ion battery maker Boston-Power has found that over a third of consumers are willing to pay more for a more environmentally friendly battery for their notebook – Press Release.

Lenovo Show Off Energy Efficient Monitors: Lenovo showed off six next-gen, high efficiency ThinkVision monitors which use LEDs to reduce energy consumption 30 to 60 percent oer previous models – Press Release.

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