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Greentech news for April

The fourth and final berth at the Cornish wave hub was taken by Australian renewable energy producer Carnegie Wave Energy. The Perth based company will install a 1MW device that will  supply electricity and desalinated water to the Garden Island naval base more


Apple bought a hydroelectric power facility near it’s data centre in Oregon. The 5MW facility is likely to supply power for the company’s server farm more

Tesla began selling cars in China and announced plans to build cars in the country within the next 3-4 years. However this would require a joint venture with a local company more

Greentech news for the week ending 23 June 2013

Here is this week’s round up of greentech news – now with links to the original story

Electric sports car maker Telsa revealed an innovative solution to time it takes to recharge the car’s lithium-ion battery. The battery is swapped for a fully charged one in only 90 seconds read more

Ikea has become the second largest private producer of solar power in the US. By 2020 the company aims to be producing more power than it uses making it a net energy provider read more

A recent report from Navigant Research estimates that the worldwide market for small wind systems will exceed $700m by 2018






Community wind projects where small groups of local people group together to enter a power purchase agreement with a utility are gaining popularity in the US more details

The worlds first commercial wave farm will soon open in Tuscany. London-based wave energy company 40South Energy will install a 150-kilowatt module capable of producing a steady flow of power find out more