Colorado making mixed energy strides

Daniel J. GraeberDENVER, April 5 (UPI) — A Colorado energy lobbying group praised legislation it says protects the oil and gas sector, though mid-term plans may be moving toward renewables.

Wind energy growing, IEA report finds

Daniel J. GraeberPARIS, April 5 (UPI) — Electricity produced by wind across the 34 members of the OECD increased at its highest rate ever recorded, a report from the International Energy Agency finds.

Sweden upgrading Leopard 2 tanks

Richard TomkinsSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 4 (UPI) — Sweden has tapped Germany’s Krauss-Maffei Wegmann for the renovation of 88 Leopard 2 battle tanks and eight tank recovery vehicles.

IAI producing C4 systems for Israeli F-35s

Richard TomkinsBEN GURION INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Israel, April 4 (UPI) — Israel Aerospace Industries reports it is producing command, control, communications and computing systems for F-35 aircraft ordered from the United States.

Russia’s Lukoil reports weak net income

Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, April 4 (UPI) — Russian oil producer Lukoil said Monday its full-year 2015 profit was down more than 20 percent from the previous year, though total output increased.