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City Council Candidates Debate Parks, Drake Power Plant, and Renewable Energy There are 11 candidates vying for three open at-large positions on the Colorado Springs City Council. Earlier this month, all shared a stage at Colorado College in a debate focusing on trails, parks and open spaces, as well as renewable energy.

Shell switches over 700,000 customers to renewable electricity Shell has re-branded energy and broadband provider First Utility as Shell Energy and switched the firm's residential customers in Britain to a 100 percent renewable electricity supply.

Renewable Energy Update - March 2019 #4 Greentech Media - March 19. The competition for the title of "world's largest virtual power plant " has largely been focused on residential solar-battery systems.

Rural renewable energy projects pump billions into Arizona economy PHOENIX - A new economic impact report found that renewable energy development activity in rural Arizona contributed more than $9 billion to the state's economy since the turn of the century.

Element 25 to trial making metal using renewable energy On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency has today announced $490,000 in funding to mining and metals company Element 25 Limited to examine the viability of using renewable energy in their metal production process.

The darker side of renewable energy - Don Brunell Renewable energy doesn’t automatically mean it’s clean, especially in how certain renewable energy products are made.

Barbados Completes Renewable Energy Project BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday March 25, 2019 - Barbados is the first in the Caribbean to have successfully completed its United Arab Emirates funded renewable energy project.

UMaine trustees advance renewable-energy contract worth up to $165 million They OK up to $4.2 million for Honeywell International to solidify the design of a biomass boiler and $1.5 million for the the university to hire its own experts.

Renewable hydrogen: Is this the answer to cutting transport emissions? Emissions from passenger and light commercial road vehicles make up 10 per cent of Australia's total CO2emissions, so reducing these emissions can make a significant contribution to reducing Australia's CO2 emissions.

Increasing Investments in Renewable Energy Projects Boosting the Global Power Cable Market The renewable energy generation capacity has grown due to encouraging policies of various governments, incentives and rebates and this has led to a significant increase in the share of renewables and alternative sources of energy in the global energy market.

India's Renewable Energy Capacity Jumped 45 Gigawatts With This Decision After three years of first floating the idea to classify large hydro power projects as renewable energy power plants, the Indian government has finally approved the measure. The announcement will result in India's installed renewable energy capacity crossing the milestone of 100 gigawatts.

Wind distance rules threaten German expansion targets - government study Sweeping distance rules for onshore wind could further reduce already scarce land resources and impede reaching the wind expansion necessary for Germany's renewable energy targets, a new study by the country's environmental agency found.

Chile to boost grid to kick-start renewables Since being sworn-in in March, Jiménez has said the energy transition is a positive opportunity for the Chilean economy, because it will not only create new jobs but could allow the exploitation of the country's huge lithium reserves, one of the world's top three.

US coal 'more costly' than wind and PV About 74% of US coal-fired generation could be replaced today with local wind or solar power at cheaper cost to the consumer, according to analysis by research organisation Energy Innovation.

EDF greens French cash and carry EDF subsidiary Agregio is to supply cash and carry company Metro France with 100% renewable energy under a power purchase agreement signed today. Under the terms fo the deal, Agregio will source power from a wind farm operated by Eurowatt in Eure-et-Loir for the sole benefit of Metro France.

Mitsubishi Hitachi launches renewable energy services provider Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas has launched Oriden, a renewable energy solutions provider. Oriden - a play on the English word "origin" and the Japanese word "denki" meaning 'electricity' - is the start of a new type of power generation organization.

Denmark to test nacelles for 16MW offshore wind turbines The Danish government has handed over DKr50m for an extension of the Lindoe Offshore Renewables Centre test facilities to enable it to test the nacelles of 16MW offshore wind turbines.

Jan De Nul on call for German cable fix Jan De Nul Group has signed a framework agreement with TenneT to carry out repairs for the latter's high-voltage cables in the German Bight. The deal will see Jan De Nul mobilise in the event of HV cable faults or failures within the contractual period, which is initially two years with an option for two 12-month extensions.

Enel buys GE renewable energy assets boost capacity - Enel has concluded the purchase of General Electric's 650MW of renewable energy projects and says the deal will boost its capacity in the US.

Finnish wires to grace Norwegian wind trio Neo Industrial subsidiary Reka Cables is to provide 210 kilometres of medium voltage cabling for three onshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 420MW in Norway.

Peikko Delivers Rock Foundations to Wind Parks in Norway The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates with tower connection bolts, drilling templates and an assembling system, and special reinforcement steel technology. Peikko is also responsible for the foundation design and structural calculations.

Beauty Retailer Goes Solar with Yellow Door Energy Hisham Al Amoudi, Chief Executive Officer of KOJ, commented, "As a retailer with nearly 700 stores in seven countries, we are always looking for creative ways to reduce both our operational costs and environmental footprint.

Shell, Equinor and GE join new UK floating wind task force Emma Pinchbeck, deputy CEO of RenewableUK, said the floating offshore wind industry would lobby the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in its updated electricity strategy white paper for "recogni the opportunity for the UK to pioneer new technology and industrial opportunities for our regions".

How a Brooklyn renewable energy company ended up making a surveillance drone - Future Blink The robot, which was initially meant to be a generator, is now a sleek surveillance drone with potential to one day help deliver medical supplies in combat.

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