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Greentech News for the Week Ending 3 March 2013

Posted on the 03 March 2013 by Greentech

This weeks round-up of greentech news

Energy giant Shell released modelling that projected that solar would become the largest source of energy by 2070.

UK solar energy generator Lightsource Renewable Energy purchased two solar parks totalling 9.6MW from Germany-based project developer Wirsol.

China reported that the Xiluodu Hydropower Plant will enter into operation in June. The plant operated by China Three Gorges Corp will be China’s second largest hydropower plant by the end of 2014.

The Scotish government provided £3m to the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney to install an extra test site for wave-power generation.

Honda announced a $65m partnership with SolarCity to provide cheaper solar power

Finally according to reports in The Register a “Top Harvard physicist” has warned that the wind could run out in the future as giant wind farms cause it to run out. We’ll put that one in the drawer of things not to worry about…


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