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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:46 pm    Post subject: Bloombox Reply with quote

Just watched this on 60 minutes...an innovator who is building an "in-home" fuel cell he hopes to sell for under $3000 in the near future!



http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/18/60minutes/main6221135.shtml

The Bloom Box: An Energy Breakthrough?

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(CBS) In the world of energy, the Holy Grail is a power source that's inexpensive and clean, with no emissions. Well over 100 start-ups in Silicon Valley are working on it, and one of them, Bloom Energy, is about to make public its invention: a little power plant-in-a-box they want to put literally in your backyard.

You'll generate your own electricity with the box and it'll be wireless. The idea is to one day replace the big power plants and transmission line grid, the way the laptop moved in on the desktop and cell phones supplanted landlines.
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