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Financier puts $1B of own money into Climate change mitigation technology

According to this report, billionaire George Soros said he will invest $1 billion in clean-energy technology and create an organization to advise policy makers on environmental issues. 22 more words

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A123 in patent dispute

Bloomberg is reporting that A123 Systems Inc., a maker of lithium batteries for plug-in cars that first sold stock today, is in talks to end a patent dispute with the University of Texas and Hydro-Quebec over technology underlying its products. 15 more words

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South Korea fast tracks green IP

We received news from EzPat that South Korea will now expedite Examination for Applications related to Green Technology, Effective October 1, 2009:

1. Applications that are financed or certified for being green technology qualify for Expedited Examination. 27 more words

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Turning car exhaust into electricity

Here is an idea I have not heard of before: capturing the heat from a car’s exhaust and using it to generate electricity.  Apparently, the company… 57 more words

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Toyota Builds Patent Portfolio Around Hybrid To Block Competitors

The Wall Street Journal quoted Griffith Hack patent attorney Justin Blows:

Toyota’s patent-filing strategy has made it far too risky to copy the Prius without Toyota’s blessing.

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Solar Energy Society tells it how it is

In this article, John Grimes, the CEO of the Australian & New Zealand Solar Energy Society (ANZSES) stated:

Australian scientists and research and development are at the leading edge of the world  … what we lack is government support to commercialise and capitalise on that research…

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