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[FOX] Apple’s hydrogen power plans fueled by Al Gore’s conflict of interest?

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A conservative think tank is making fresh conflict of interest allegations against consumer electronics giant Apple and its most famous board member, former vice president and green energy advocate Al Gore.
Apple plans to fuel a new data center in suburban Charlotte, N.C., partly by two dozen hydrogen power units from Bloom -- a revolutionary power company. But the National Center for Public Policy Research thinks the real winner may be not the planet, but the former vice president.
"Fuel cells are among the world's most expensive forms of generating electricity,” said Tom Borelli, Ph.D., director of the National Center's Free Enterprise Project. “Apple buying technology from Bloom Energy, where Gore has a financial stake, is a clear conflict of interest.

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/04/09/exclusive-apples-hydrogen-power-plans-fueled-by-al-gores-conflict-interest/
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Needs source in the title.

No big shocker here, deals like this all the time.

Also, consider the source.
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this isnt news, it would be news if politicians took a stance that went against their financial incentives.
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i dont see how this conflict really hurts anyone as long as the bottom line is profit
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just a gentle reminder to please keep the politics out of this.

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