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e_arrows.jpggplugProductive Product: Google.org is giving up to $11 million for hybrid vehicle research, with the goal of developing plug-in vehicles capable of reaching 70 to 100 miles per gallon.  Google also hopes the project, dubbed RechargeIT, will lead to development of energy systems where drivers could sell extra power back to the grid.  Initial recipients of the funds include the Brookings InstitutionCalCarsPlug-In America, the Electrical Power Research Institute, the Rocky Mountain Institute, and Dr. Willett Kempton from the University of Delaware. Read more at CNN.com.

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