The Daily Sprout

Silver Spring Networks Appoints CFO: Smart grid startup Silver Spring Networks today announced the appointment of Warren Jenson as Chief Financial Officer – Press Release.

Wave Energy Device Successfully Tested: Researchers from OSU, Columbia Power Technologies and the U.S. Navy’s facilities engineering command are one step closer to commercialization of a new “direct drive” wave energy device following a successful test – Portland Business Journal.

Johnson Controls-Saft to Supply Batteries for BMW Hybrid: BMW’s upcoming 7 Series ActiveHybrid will sport a 120 volt lithium ion battery pack from Johnson Controls-Saft – Autoblog Green.

Chesapeake Energy Nixes Shale.TV: With natural gas prices falling fast, Chesapeake Energy said it will scrap plans for a video site called Shale.TV that was designed to explain how clean and profitable drilling for natural gas can be. I guess now we’ll never know – Green Inc.

EU to Invest €1B in Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: The European Union and European Industry today announced plans to invest nearly €1 billion over six years in fuel cells and hydrogen research, technological development and demonstration. But what does it mean for biomass research? – Biopact.