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Saturday, August 26, 2006

Seeking an alternative in Watertown

WALTHAM

It could be the next big thing. Will A123 Systems of Watertown -- and alternative energy companies like it -- reestablish Massachusetts as a leader in cutting edge technology?

A123 is is working on a more powerful and durable rechargeable battery that could make hybrid cars more popular.

A front page story in today's Globe says venture capitalists are beginning to see dollar signs in clean energy and investing in local companies.

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(Ronnie Wilkins at work at A123 Systems in Watertown, Globe Staff Photo by Dominic Chavez/Globe Staff)

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