2010 | Page 8 of 11 | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

Marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Major League Baseball has become to first professional sports league to put its stadium operations under a green microspcope. MLB is collaborating with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to develop a comprehensive software system to collect and analyze stadium operations data. The analysis of operations at 30 […]


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Marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Major League Baseball has become to first professional sports league to put its stadium operations under a green microspcope. MLB is collaborating with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to develop a comprehensive software system to collect and analyze stadium operations data. The analysis of operations at 30 […]

Yearly Archives: 2010

Earth Day at 40: MLB Pitches In

Marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Major League Baseball has become to first professional sports league to put its stadium operations under a...

Romania Aims for Wind Energy Lead

Iberdrola SA has won approval to build the world’s largest onshore wind-energy project in Romania, requiring at least $2 billion in investment through 2017,...

Unilife Medical Solutions Moves HQ to Pennsylvania

Gov. Ed Rendell has announced that Pennsylvania is investing $2.2 million to assist Unilife Medical Solutions, an Australian medical supply company, to transfer its...

Qiagen Expanding in Germantown, MD

Qiagen has plans to invest around $52 million in expanding its operations at its North American headquarters in Germantown, Md., according to a statement...

Def-Con Zero

We just got word the Pentagon is addressing a major new threat to U.S. national security—wind-energy farms. That’s right, those bucolic turbines popping up...

Pentagon Claims Wind Turbines Deflect Defense Radar

The Pentagon is threatening to block a project in eastern Oregon planned as the world's largest wind farm, claiming that the giant turbines...

Tailgate Beer to Open Brewery in Indiana

San Diego-based TailGate Beer plans to open a beer production, packaging and distribution facility south of Indianapolis, creating as many as 150 jobs over...

Sage Automotive Expands SC Facility

Sage Automotive Interiors and the Greenville Area Development Corporation have announced the company’s investment and expansion plans for its Gayley manufacturing facility in Greenville...

Feds Aid Fremont, CA Effort to Convert NUMMI Plant

The U.S. Economic Development Administration is providing a $330,000 grant to the city of Fremont, CA to study how to reuse the New...

Ontario Awards 184 Mega-Projects for Renewable Energy

Ontario is awarding 184 renewable energy projects that will create a total of 2.5 gigawatts of alternative energy support under its feed-in tariff...

Gore, Bush, Clinton to Speak at BIO 2010

Two former U.S. presidents and a former U.S. vice president will be headlining the keynote sessions at this year’s BIO International Convention, to be...

Nova Scotia Power to Build Biomass Plant

Nova Scotia Power and NewPage Port Hawkesbury have reached an agreement to develop a $200-million facility to generate electricity by burning biomass. They are planning...

Tipton County Could Receive 800 New Jobs

Successful negotiation with Abound Solar means a $500 million investment for Indiana.

More Carbon = More Jobs?

California’s ballot initiatives, which permit voters to make sweeping changes in state laws by passing statewide referendums, have sometimes had long-lasting and unintended consequences...

Worldcolor Expands in Kentucky

Gov. Steve Beshear and officials in Simpson County, KY have announced the expansion of Worldcolor’s facility in Franklin, Ky.  The Franklin expansion will create...

Science/Tech Park Planned for Western NY

The Genesee County Economic Development Center is laying the groundwork for the creation of  the Western New York Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park...

The Age Of Alternative Energy Arrives

Locations across the country have made alternative energy central to their economic recovery strategies. The clean energy future is here, and the race is on to claim a leadership position in solar, wind, geothermal and biofuel technology and manufacturing.

Projecting A Green Energy Future

A special report from the Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America, in Austin, TX. The Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America,...

Ports and FTZs: Gateway to Fair Trade

A variety of incentives enable U.S.-based companies to compete in a global marketplace. Current economic conditions have moved the government to increase...

Florida: Creating a Bright and Innovative Future

Governor Charlie Crist focuses on Florida's unique strengths by creating special incentives for the space industry, biotechnology and other innovation growth sectors.As...

Workforce Development Programs Transform the Empire State

Governor David Paterson's Excelsior Jobs Program is just one of several new initiatives the state is taking on to increase job growth ...

California Corporate Moves

Chevron Unveils Solar Testbed in Bakersfield Chevron Corp. has unveiled a huge solar energy test facility in California, according to a report in...

Where to Go When You’re Going Green

Renewable energy resources rapidly are becoming a prerequisite for location decisions. There are many factors to consider in evaluating the green credentials of candidates. Q...

60 Seconds with Brendan Miller, Green Economy Manager, New Mexico Economic Development Department

Brendan Miller became New Mexico’s first Green Economy Manager in 2008. We asked him to explain his role and the state’s clean-energy strategy.BF: What...

Cape Wind Inks Deal With Siemens Energy

Although it still is awaiting a federal permit to build a controversial offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, Boston-based Cape Wind has signed an...

Angels of Wall Street

Nearly 20 months after the fiscal collapse they engineered almost destroyed the global economy, the movers-and-shakers on Wall Street have had an epiphany.At a...

Renewable Recovery

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief The people who make those giant cardboard sunglasses that shield car windshields from the baking summer...

Rebuilding Haiti to Cost $3.9 Billion

The Haitian government this week presented to international donors at a special United Nations conference in New York a $3.9-billion plan to rebuild the...

Tampa, Atlanta Least-Expensive for Business

Very competitive labor costs along with moderately-low office/industrial leasing and sales tax costs help make Tampa the least-costly place to do business among 22...

Utah Wants to Grab Federal Land

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has authorized the use of eminent domain to take some of the U.S. government-owned land in the state and turn...

NY OKs $279M for Small-Scale Energy Projects

New York State’s Public Service Commission has approved a $279-million funding package for small-scale renewable energy projects over the next five years. The plan...

EnerDel Plans Lithium Battery Plant in Indiana

Lithium battery-maker EnerDel is planning a new manufacturing plant at the Mount Comfort Business Park in Hancock County, IN. The company says it expects...

Colorado Adopts 30% Renewable Energy Standard

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter has signed a bill mandating that the state generate 30 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by...

Clarksville, TN Gets BF Silver Award

Business and elected leaders in Clarksville-Montgomery County, TN were presented this week with Business Facilities’ 2009 Economic Development Deal of the Year Silver Award