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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 approved yesterday will help thousands of homeowners and businesses to install solar panels, fuel cells, wind turbines and other renewable energy devices, the Commission said. The $279 million funding package will […]


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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 approved yesterday will help thousands of homeowners and businesses to install solar panels, fuel cells, wind turbines and other renewable energy devices, the Commission said. The $279 million funding package will […]

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Latest: 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 approved yesterday will help thousands of homeowners and businesses to install solar panels, fuel cells, wind turbines and other renewable energy devices, the Commission said. The $279 million funding package will […]

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...

Ohio Approves 348-Megawatt Wind Farm

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has approved agreements that  will allow two wind energy developers to construct up to 227 wind turbines in...

Great Leap Forward

  The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it. -- Confucius A long-simmering dispute between...

Chevron Unveils Solar Testbed in CA

Chevron Corp. has unveiled a huge solar energy test facility in California, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. The oil giant ...

Caterpillar Expands in South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Commerce, Newberry County and the Central SC Alliance have announced Caterpillar plans to increase operations at its facility in...

MEDC Says MI Projects Yield 7,182 New Jobs

Michigan Economic Development Corp. is helping 11 companies grow in Michigan and also backing two brownfield redevelopment projects. Combined, the 13 projects are expected to...

Governors Call for National Renewable Energy Standard

The Governor’s Wind Energy Coalition, a bipartisan group of 29 governors, has called upon Congress to adopt a national renewable energy standard that would...

Click on Advanced Search to Get Home, Toto

Several U.S. cities are competing for a place in Google's “Fiber for Communities” program. The Internet giant is going to select several communities for...

RASCO to Relocate to Flint, MI

Renewable and Sustainable Companies (RASCO has been approved for tax credits that will help locate its headquarters to Flint, MI. RASCO said it will take...

Purdue to Boost High-Tech Push

Purdue University plans to get more involved in high-tech economic development efforts across the Northern Indiana Corridor, according to a report posted on SouthBendTribune.com. The...

San Antonio Snares $3.7 Million in Solar Grants

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro has announced that the city has received $3.7 million in federal stimulus funds for solar panels at ...

Siemens Energy Plans $135 Million Expansion

Gov. Bev Perdue has announced that Siemens Energy Inc. will expand its gas turbine operations in Charlotte, NC. The company plans to add 825 jobs and...

Going, going….gone

  The House that Ruth Built is no more.

Pierre Foods Expands NC Plant

Pierre Foods, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of fully cooked meats and frozen sandwiches, has selected its existing manufacturing facility in Claremont, NC...

New Jersey Diverts Clean Energy Funds

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has enacted deep budget cuts since taking office in January, is now taking aim at the Garden State’s...

Wyoming to Tax Wind Energy Production

Wyoming will have more authority over the siting of wind farms and the state will begin taxing wind energy production under bills that Gov....

ConAgra Closing Damaged NC Plant

ConAgra says it is going to shut its Slim Jim manufacturing plant in Garner, NC within 15 to 18 months. The company says it will...

Dow Plans $340 Million Expansion in Indianapolis

Dow AgroSciences has announced plans for a $340 million expansion of its Indianapolis headquarters that is expected to create 577 high-paying jobs over the...

New Group to Promote Southern Colorado

Top business leaders from Pueblo and Colorado Springs have formed a new partnership to champion Southern Colorado's economy.  The region's chambers of commerce and...

Bremner Food Group Expands in KY

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has announced the expansion in Princeton, KY of Bremner Food Group, the nation’s largest supplier of private label cookies and...

Ontario Boosts Funds for Ford Windsor

Ontario will more than quadruple its promised support to help keep Ford's Windsor engine plant working, according to a report in the Toronto Sun. Finance...

Attention Walmart Shoppers!

There are some things we assumed we never would see in our lifetime: The melting of the polar ice caps; a car that runs...

Dow Invests $294 Million in MI Battery Plant

A pair of initiatives by Dow Chemical Co. will bring hundreds of green jobs to the state, Michigan Economic Development Corp. confirmed ...

Oak Ridge Energy Corridor To Promote Electric Vehicles

A consortium of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley organizations, regional planners, and the Department of Energy have formed...

RI Gets $22.3-Million Grant for Wind Energy

The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC), a subsidiary of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) was awarded a $22.3 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic...

Inherit the Wind

We’ll be the first to admit that as we have tracked the burgeoning implementation of wind-powered energy in the past two years, our attention...

USDA Boosts Rural Development

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the selection of community based organizations in 18 states to receive funding to promote economic growth. USDA Rural...

Bombardier Lands in Macon, GA

Macon, GA Mayor Robert Reichert and Macon Bibb County Industrial Authority Chairman Cliff Whitby have announced that Bombardier Aerospace will open a ...

U.S. Backs New Nuclear Power Plants

President Obama put his stamp of approval this week on the reemergence of nuclear power in the United States, announcing that the Energy Department...

2010 Silicon Valley Index Sounds Alarm

The 2010 Index of Silicon Valley paints a gloomy picture of California’s recession-battered high-tech hub and warns that rapid economic growth in other countries...

Reaching for Olympic Gold

As the winter Olympics unfold in Vancouver, B.C., the quadrennial guessing game has begun. Speculation is rampant, but not about which competitors will...

Wisconsin Pools Stimulus Bonds

Wisconsin is moving to make use of $238 million in economic development bonding provided under the federal stimulus program. Gov. Jim Doyle recently signed...

Ohio Third Frontier Renewal Up to Voters

A $700 million renewal of Ohio Third Frontier — the 10-year, $1.6 billion project to re-energize Ohio’srneconomy by investing in emerging technologies — will be...

Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opens in Tennessee

One of the world’s first cellulosic ethanol demonstration plants has opened near Vonore, TN, marking what Gov. Phil Bredesen calls “an important step forward”...

Linden, NJ Approves Clean Coal Plant

The city of Linden, NJ has cleared the way for the construction of a $5-billion clean coal plant to be constructed on the...

Aeroframe Expands at Chennault International Airport

Gov. Bobby Jindal, Aeroframe Services President and CEO Roger Porter and Lake Charles, LA Mayor Randy Roach have announced that Aeroframe will ...

Dow Eyes Midland, MI for Site of Solar Shingle Plant

The Dow Chemical Company has announced that Midland, MI has been identified as the preferred site for the first full-scale production facility for its...

Niagara Power to Boost Erie Canal Harbor Development

The New York State Economic Development Power Allocation Board (EDPAB) officially authorized the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to utilize net revenues from the...

Business Facilities & COVID-19

SiO2 To Invest $163M In Alabama Expansion

In response to a contract to supply the federal government with COVID-19 vaccine vials, SiO2 Materials Science will create 220 jobs at its Auburn, AL facility.

Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset

Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.

COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Innovation At ILC Dover

Legendary Delaware manufacturer has introduced a new product, the EZ BioHood, to protect frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

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“We Build It Better.” | Virginia’s Industrial Advancement Alliance

In a thriving region with industry-leading credentialing programs, a world-class engineering institute, Class A rail line, superior interstate access, and prospering internationally recognized companies like ABB, General Dynamics, and Mohawk Industries, we simply build it better!