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Texas Homebuyers Go for Efficiency: “Texas is a national leader in the number of Energy Star qualified homes in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Four Texas markets earned spots on the top 20 list.” — San Antonio Business Journal

Winners and Losers in the Upcoming Energy Shift: The International Energy Agency’s “vision of the next two decades would make T. Boone Pickens crow: Wind power and natural gas are the two big winners under the IEA’s climate-change scenario.” The forecast doesn’t look so bright for clean coal and nuclear power. — WSJ’s Environmental Capital

Cell Tower Power Blowing in the Wind?: “Helix Wind announced Wednesday that it’s beginning a trial run in Southern California to see if its wind turbines might be useful for powering cell phone towers.” — CNET’s Green Tech

Big Blackout in Brazil Sparks Grid Scrutiny: The failure of three transmission lines at the world’s largest operating hydroelectric plant created a domino effect blacked out large swaths of Brazil and Paraguay for more than two hours late Tuesday — a sign, experts say, of the “dangers of interconnection.” — New York Times

Metabolix Prices Stock Offering: Massachusetts-based bioplastics developer Metabolix (s MBLX) has priced a public offering of 3 million common shares at $9 each. Funds will be used for “working capital and other general corporate purposes.” — Mass High Tech

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