Quallion Lithium Battery Plant Boosts Green Jobs Quallion has announced plans to expand its lithium ion battery manufacturing facilities in Sylmar, CA, creating hundreds of green jobs in Southern California. "Now, more than ever, America understands the need to invest in home-grown clean energy technologies for automobiles and heavy-duty trucks that reduce gasoline consumption and decrease CO2 emissions," s ...Read more ›
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In the current economic environment, many projects are getting put on the back burner. Key players should be prepared to leverage this situation to their advantage. ...Read more ›
BF: Which U.S. areas would you identify as "LEED"ers in sustainable building? RF: Each region is different and has its own unique environmental priorities and needs. I've been excited to see the work being done in the American Southwest recently, which is a region with an obvious and pressing priority: water conservation. We're hosting our annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Phoenix thi ...Read more ›
Many of the leading biotech players are "doubling down" on their investments in hard times, betting that the growth industries of the future are poised to emerge from their laboratories. ...Read more ›
Luster, muster and clusters—the State of Bavaria has it all. A magical capital, an indefatigable work ethic and a sound economic development model ensure this German giant's overwhelming success. ...Read more ›
Business as usual: when one retailer fails another succeeds. In the current economy, sink or swim has become sink or float. And while not all looks bleak, regardless of marketing, product quality, and cost, less competition is one way retailers can keep from drowning. ...Read more ›
Florida’s total merchandise trade exceeded $130 billion in 2008, a 13.7% increase over the previous year. ...Read more ›