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State Focus: Minnesota’s Formula For Success

Thanks to a robust economy and strong workforce, Minnesota attracted more than 150 corporate expansion projects last year, many of them in the Twin Cities. (Photo: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.)

The North Star State has definitely seen the economic light, with achievements that read like a recipe rundown.

Duke Energy Selects Five SC Properties For Potential Industrial Development

electric power transmission

After each site’s state of readiness has advanced, Duke Energy’s business development team will strategically market each of them nationwide to companies looking to expand or relocate their operations.

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.

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.

Danos Selects Port Of Iberia, LA For New Manufacturing Facility

Danos Louisiana

Energy firm’s $23.2 million capital investment will create 100 new direct jobs in Iberia Parish.

Losing the Broadband Race


We invented the Internet, but even Romania and Moldova are blowing the doors off the U.S. in high-speed broadband.

BUSINESS REPORT: Regional Utilities Are Busy Powering Growth In The Carolinas

Associated Hardwoods is putting its new saw mill in Cherokee County, an investment of more than $9.8 million. (Credit: Associated Hardwoods.)

Power giants Duke Energy and Santee Cooper are playing a central role in facilitating business development and site readiness. From the September/October 2013 issue.