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Green tech finds, 10/6/11

Article: Green tech finds, 10/6/11

A plug-in outdoor table, and how your labtop might contribute to rainforest destruction: this week’s green tech finds.

Wisconsin as a microgrid hub: There’s more than ugly political battles going on in the Badger State. A university-industry consortium announced an initiative to establish “microgrids” at UW campuses in Milwaukee and Madison over the next two years. (via @RepowerAmerica)

Majora Carter's ECO HEROES: Shai Agassi

Article: Majora Carter's ECO HEROES: Shai Agassi

Shai Agassi courageously works to change the nature of transportation in Israel; Mr. Agassi’s company has the eventual goal of expanding their operations to countries all around the world. As founder and CEO of Project Better Place, Mr. Agassi created his business based on the idea that consumers can support a shift from fossil fuel…

Ecommunity Launches Soon

Article: Ecommunity Launches Soon

THE GREEN mini-site is proud to announce that the majority of the Eco-mmunity will be launching by week’s end. The Eco-mmunity is the community driven portion of THE GREEN, and is intended to support people as they grow into more sustainable lifestyles. No matter how well-intentioned people are, you always need practical tools to achieve…