Renewable Energy Archives

Benteler Steel/Tube Break Ground At Port Of Caddo-Bossler In Louisiana

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European company’s first U.S. steel facility will result in more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs in Northwest Louisiana.

FEATURE STORY: Washington Is Aiming Higher

Puget Sound Gateway Project Event at the Port of Tacoma. (Photo:

Washington is sure it can defend its aerospace manufacturing crown and it is on the front lines of the effort to mitigate the impact of climate change. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Data Source: International Energy Agency, 2012 Key World Energy Statistics.

A new report published by the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.

Ameren Illinois Opens Champaign Smart Grid Technology Applications Center


Facility will promote smart grid research and development; support economic development and foster job creation in Illinois.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – State Rankings


Our 9th annual report card of the state, metro and international pecking order features more than 50 rankings categories, including new energy rankings and a close look at which locations are maintaining/upgrading critical infrastructure. From the July/August 2013 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

The port of Singapore is one of the five busiest ports in the world, most notable for being the busiest transshipment port in Asia. (Photo:

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

BUSINESS REPORT: Maryland — SSA’s New Data Hub Moves Forward In Urbana

The new SSA Data Center, situated atop a pastoral landscape, will blend seamlessly into the surrounding site.

The National Support Center Project includes a new $192-million data center, which will replaces a 34-year-old facility, as well as office and warehouse space.

Entergy To Close, Decommission Vermont Yankee In 2014

The NRC issued Vermont Yankee its operating license on March 21, 1972. (Principal Photography by Larry Keyes and Dan Marx.)

Decision driven by sustained low power prices, high cost structure and wholesale electricity market design flaws for Vermont Yankee plant. Focus to remain on safety during remaining operation and after shutdown.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings


Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.