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TECHNOLOGY by Marauder
March 18, 2009, 10:00 AM
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To save energy and reduce carbon emissions, Google said it would provide software to allow consumers, over their telephones or computer, to monitor electricity consumption in their homes. Google said it was in talks with utilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia to distribute the open-source software that will provide homeowners with information that can save them 5% to 15% a month on their utility bills, according to some studies. Reuters (3/17)

Boston Power’s Sonata batteries, which are said to have a three-year life span, are now being sold by Hewlett-Packard under its Enviro brand. The batteries work on 18 different HP laptops and are being sold for $149.99 each. InformationWeek (3/16) , CNET (3/16)

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