In the News: Green Enough? Edition

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Adidas 2010 FIFA World Cup giant live-in Jabulani soccer ball stunt in Australia assailed for not being green enough. Watch Adam Santarossa, aka the man in the ball, above.

GE sends giant wind turbine blade to Washington, D.C. to rally support for clean energy and smart grid technology. GE also allocated an additional $10 billion for its Ecomagination initiative.

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Bloom Energy quietly gears up for 2011 IPO.

Cisco reveals smart grid solutions, including home energy management range.

Electrolux plans to make vacuums from plastic ocean trash. Or there’s this approach.

GM offers free EV charging stations to first 4,400 Volt buyers.

IBM releases new green business strategy update.

InterfaceFLOR is first European carpet-maker to complete an EPD (Environmental Product Declaration).

Levi’s uses recycled denim as insulation, launches competition for best air-drying solution.

McLaren Formula 1 designer Gordon Murray unveils “radical” 74-MPG city car prototype.

Patagonia dreams up zero-impact footwear.

Puma renews bike partnership with Biomega.

SunRun, a U.S. solar panel startup, receives $55 million from Sequoia following PG&E’s $100 million investment.

Verizon, Qualcomm and GE back Consert, a smart grid startup.

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