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Monaco Holds New Alternative-Power Races in July To Promote Clean-Energy Boats

The Principality of Monaco is holding a series of alternative energy boat races over three days in July designed to raise awareness about modern propulsion technologies. The event was started last year as the first Monaco Solar and Electric Boat Challenge. This year it has been expanded to include all types of clean-energy sources, although most boats probably will use solar or electric power. A collaboration of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Hydros Foundation and the Union Internationale Motonautique, the competition involves university students who will design and race the boats. The Yacht Club de Monaco has…