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Old Wind Turbines Get Second Life on the Farm: Massachusetts-based Aeronautica Windpower recycles mid-sized wind turbines from aging wind farms by refurbishing them and selling them to farmers – Press Release.

Redwood Systems Raises $4M for Building Energy Conservation: The Danville, Calif.-based startup has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Battery Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners. We don’t know much about the company but it’s reportedly focused on commercial building energy conservation and is run by former Cisco executive Dave Leonard – PEHub.

EcoMotors Raises $5.25M for Fuel-Efficient Diesels: Troy, Mich.-based EcoMotors, developer of next-gen diesel engine technology, has raised $5.25 million in Series A funding from Khosla Ventures – PEHub

ConocoPhillips CTO Talks Cleantech: ConocoPhillips has doubled annual technology spending in the last few years. So what does the oil giant have up its sleeve for renewable energy? – Cleantech Blog.

Ocean Power Technologies Receives $2M DOE Award: The New Jersey-based startup has gotten $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy which it will use to build a PowerBuoy, a wave energy generator, to be installed off the coast of Reedsport, Ore. in the second half of 2009 – Press Release.