Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Archives

Opportunity Missed


There was bold talk about tax reform in President Obama’s speech, but not a word about the most important tax.

State Focus: Iowa Keeps Attracting Major Business Expansions

Iowa is meeting businesses’ growing needs for highly skilled workers, like the technicians pictured here. Nearly 33 percent of Iowans ages 25 to 34 hold bachelor’s degrees. Iowa’s refundable tax credit on R&D activities has allowed many bioscience companies to build new research centers.

Fiscal stability, a low cost of doing business and a skilled workforce are a formula for growth in the Hawkeye State.

Business Facilities: Tesla Gigafactory Is Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Deal of the Year 2014 logo.

Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla’s battery factory in Nevada, Washington’s retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia.

Ghost Systems Cybersecurity Company Opens Up Headquarters In Incline Village, NV


Ghost Systems opens global headquarters in Incline Village, NV, with offices and SafePlace Centers also opening in Reno, NV.

California’s “Coolest” Cities Announced uses the state Grizzly to "come down from the flag to talk to Californians about helping the Golden State stay that way by managing energy use."

CoolCalifornia City Challenge recognizes the best cities in the state–for energy management.

Broken Bow II Wind Farm Dedicated As Nebraska’s Newest Clean Energy Project

Broken Bow II Wind Farm.

Construction on the new wind farm began in January 2014. It provided a boost to the local economy by creating more than 300 jobs during peak construction.

Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy”

Sacramento skyline.

The Capital Region Prosperity Plan sets six priorities, including an “ecosystem” for innovators and entrepreneurs.