(Newser) – Two boxes the size of your fist could soon power your entire house—at least according to Silicon Valley startup Bloom Energy. After 8 years toiling in secret, the well-funded firm is suddenly on a media blitz to show off its creation. The “Bloom Box” is a self-contained, silent, clean power plant the company wants to put in your backyard. Large versions of the device are already providing power for the likes of Google, eBay, FedEx, and Wal-Mart.
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