Monthly Archives: September 2010

Growing by Gigabits: Green IT

  It’s no secret that the United States has come up lame in the global race for dominance in the renewable energy market. The total...

NC Gets U.S. Funding for Broadband Expansion

Governor Bev Perdue has announced that North Carolina will receive $4.5 million in federal recovery funds to support the development of broadband...

NC Wins a $2.75 Million Operation

TIMCO Aerosystems, LLC will invest $2.75 million to open a manufacturing operation in Wallburg, North Carolina. The company anticipates the creation of 275 jobs...

U.S. EDA Grant Creates 200 Jobs in MN

The Minnesota Economic Development Fund was awarded $1.4 million from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). The grant will help create more than 200...

Cree Inc. to Create 244 Jobs in Durham, NC

Cree Inc. will invest $135 million to expand its Durham, NC manufacturing operations, announced Governor Bev Perdue. The LED lighting company will create 244...

Energy Innovation Hub Set for Philadelphia Navy Yard

Pennsylvania State University researchers will receive $129 million over the next five years from several federal sources, including the Department of ...

VW Chooses Mexico for $550M Engine Plant

Volkswagen announced that it will invest nearly $550 million in the first stage of construction of a new motor plant in Silao,...

GM Investing $483 Million in TN Engine Plant

General Motors Co.  is investing $483 million in the development of its current and next-generation Ecotec four-cylinder engines at its Spring Hill,...

Coca-Cola Expands in New Jersey

Coca-Cola Enterprises will soon break ground on a new facility in South Brunswick, NJ while expanding operations at its Carlstadt plant. "Coca-Cola is a world-class,...

Tech Companies Expand Central IN Ops

Two technology companies have announced plans to expand their central Indiana operations and potentially add about 310 jobs in the coming ...

Baltek Relocates to High Point, NC

Materials manufacturer Baltek Inc. will invest $3.5 million and bring 68 jobs to High Point over the next three years, Gov. Bev Perdue...

Nucor Plans $4.3-Billion Steel Plant in LA

Nucor Corp., the nation's largest steelmaker plans to build a multi-phased $3.4 billion iron and steel production complex in Convent, LA that that eventually...

Developers Named for Lake Erie Wind Farm

Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that it has selected a team of three companies to develop an offshore wind farm on...

Dialing Up in D.C.

This week comes news from Chattanooga that the mid-sized Tennessee city is preparing to activate the fastest broadband service in the world. That’s 1...

Chattanooga Aims to Win Digital Dash

EPB, a city-owned utility, is expected to announce an initiative that will make Chattanooga, TN one of the world's leading cities in digital...

Decision Delayed on SSA Data Center Site

More than $500 million in stimulus funding has been earmarked for a new data center for the Social Security Administration, but the project...

CA OKs $1.25-Billion Mojave Solar Project

California energy officials have approved the first large-scale solar project in San Bernardino or Riverside counties since the state adopted mandates to...

Navistar HQ to Remain in Illinois

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has announced that Navistar International Corporation will keep its headquarters in Illinois and is moving forward with...

Iowa Gov Wants to End Film, TV Tax Credit

Governor Chet Culver says once the existing state commitments are met, the state tax credit program for film and TV productions in...

SAATI Brings Composites Operation to Upstate SC

The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Greenville Area Development Corporation have announced that SAATI Americas Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of...