By the time we got down to the business of selecting our annual leader, the Lone Star State was so far ahead of the pack it wasn’t even close. A dynamic, diversified state economy that erased the downturn with relentless job-creation makes Texas our 2012 State of the Year. From the January/February 2013 issue
As the economic picture brightens in the Golden State, energy reserves that could unlock $1 trillion in new state revenues beckon. From the January/February 2013 issue
Nuclear economics expert comments on the closure of Duke Energy's Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant; discusses implications for Levy County Reactor Project.
Direct Energy will move into the new facility in February. The company expects the call center to be fully functional by the end of the first quarter of 2013.
Internet giant Google is doubling down on its renewable energy investments.
DTE Energy is offering a new economic development service for companies interested in expanding or relocating their operations in Michigan.
Buried in the fine print of the Fiscal Cliff deal are extended tax credits for alternative energy projects.
The Akron Control Center will feature advanced computer systems to monitor electrical grid reliability in various geographic areas of the country where FirstEnergy has operations. Nov 29, 2012 @ 11:26 AM
FirstEnergy and AMP sign MOU to build new natural gas generation in Eastlake, OH; combustion turbines aim to enhance system reliability in the region. Nov 9, 2012 @ 3:12 PM
During the company’s improvement process, Sanoh also invested $2 million in new machinery and equipment. The expanded plant is 212,000 square feet. Oct 10, 2012 @ 12:55 PM
The Garden State’s largest utility will build solar farms on brownfields, landfills and large roofs.
Clean energy servers known as "Bloom Boxes" will be produced on a 272-acre site formerly occupied by a Chrysler assembly plant and now owned by the University of Delaware.
The San Diego-based energy giant finalizes a commercial agreement to build a natural gas export hub at its Cameron LNG terminal in Hackberry, LA.
A state strategy to invest in clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy is generating thousands of jobs while reducing energy consumption. From the May/June 2012 issue
A select group of utilities are playing a central role in economic development efforts in the regions they serve. This year, we have conducted a comprehensive survey of the leading players and designated the standouts as our Top Utilities for 2012. From the May/June 2012 issue
With a new governor, the Magnolia State is moving to revitalize Mississippi’s business outlook in 2012 by focusing on emerging industries, including clean energy and the creative economy. From the January/February 2012 issue.
The energy producer will expand capacity at its St. James Terminal to 11 million barrels, creating 301 new direct and indirect jobs in Southeast Louisiana.
Sky-high expectations that renewable energy would be the growth driver of a new economy are giving way to market-driven realities. From the January/February 2012 issue.
The company will invest $5 million in a new recycling facility in Barnwell County.