U.S. – Mid Atlantic Archives

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

The Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland, presents a quaich - a traditional Scottish cup of friendship - to mark the signing of a business agreement during the opening of Smarter Grid Solutions’ first North American office. The Glasgow based company has just opened an office in NY’s new Urban Future Lab, Brooklyn and is the first international tenant. Mr Salmond was in NY for Scotland Week. Participants (Left to Right): Jeremy McCool, CEO of HEVO Power; Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland; Dr Bob Currie, Chief Technology Officer, Smarter Grid Solutions. (Photo: PR Newswire.)

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.


Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

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An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.


Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards

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There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.




Feature Story: Workforce Development Programs – The Recipe For Success

ASI

Workforce training programs are a top priority in economic development. Here are some of the most innovative training programs offering 21st-century workforce solutions.




FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

Gov Tom Corbett

With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.


Schindler Opens Elevator Manufacturing Facility In Hanover, PA

Schindler Hanover

First elevator manufacturing facility in North America to achieve LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.