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SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 (Reuters) – Tony Fadell, the
designer known as the godfather of Apple Inc’s iPod, is
enlisting several of the country’s largest power utilities to
get his power-saving creation, the “Nest” thermostat, into more
Nest Labs, the company he co-founded in 2010 with designers
and engineers from Silicon Valley firms like Apple and Google
Inc, is teaming up with six utilities to provide
incentives for using its thermostats. They include $100 rebates,
rewards for adopting energy-saving programs, even a free device
in some cases.