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Toyota to invest $28M in Ann Arbor powertrain R&D expansion.


Toyota to invest $28M in Ann Arbor powertrain R&D expansion.

More Toyota Power Coming To Detroit Metro Area

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

Data Source: International Energy Agency, 2012 Key World Energy Statistics. 
https://www.iea.org/publications/freepublications/publication/
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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.


Americure Rx Establishes Operations In Lehigh Valley, PA

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The company received a funding offer from the Department of Community and Economic Development including Job Creation Tax Credits and a Guaranteed Free Training grant which will be used to provide training for their new employees.


BUSINESS REPORT: Tennessee — Alcoa Expands Auto Sheet Operation In Blount County

(Foreground, from left) DOE Assistant Secretary David Danielson joined Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, Council on Competitiveness CEO Deborah Wince-Smith and Gov. Bill Haslam for the dedication of DOE’s Carbon Fiber Technology Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (Photo: ORNL.gov.)

The industry giant is gearing up to meet the demand as the amount of aluminum in cars is expected to increase fourfold by 2015, tenfold by 2025.


Ameren Illinois Opens Champaign Smart Grid Technology Applications Center

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


Air Canada Opens Global Operations Center In Brampton, Ontario

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The new facility will serve as the central control for the airline’s operations, with 400 employees overseeing, on a 24/7 basis, nearly 600 Air Canada flights each day.


California Health Care Firm Moving Headquarters To Carmel, IN

In Carmel, IN, executives from San Diego, CA-based American Specialty Health Inc. announced the move of its headquarters.

ASH’s initial plans were to put a service center in Carmel; eventually, the company decided to move its headquarters there as well.



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.


Dow Creating Nearly 100 Jobs, Investing Nearly $2.5 Billion In Brazoria County, TX

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This TEF investment will support the company’s new manufacturing facilities aligned to Dow’s performance plastics franchise, which will produce a range of polyolefins and elastomer products using ethylene produced at the company’s new ethylene unit in Texas.