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Chevron Unveils Solar Testbed in Bakersfield Chevron Corp. has unveiled a huge solar energy test facility in California, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. The oil giant has revealed that it filled an 8-acre site in Bakersfield, CA with 7,700 solar panels to test low-cost energy systems for its operations. The panels, […]


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Chevron Unveils Solar Testbed in Bakersfield Chevron Corp. has unveiled a huge solar energy test facility in California, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. The oil giant has revealed that it filled an 8-acre site in Bakersfield, CA with 7,700 solar panels to test low-cost energy systems for its operations. The panels, […]

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Latest: Chevron Unveils Solar Testbed in Bakersfield Chevron Corp. has unveiled a huge solar energy test facility in California, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. The oil giant has revealed that it filled an 8-acre site in Bakersfield, CA with 7,700 solar panels to test low-cost energy systems for its operations. The panels, […]

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...

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,...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Projecting a Green Energy Future

The Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America brought together top players and industry experts from the exploding green energy sector.

A Golden Corridor of Innovation

Industry-specific clusters are thriving along I-90 in northern Illinois due to close collaboration and proximity. One of the most successful industry-specific manufacturing hubs in...

Calling for Growth

Sectors of the call center industry did more than show surprising resilience in the downturn—they actually thrived and added job growth across...

Covering the Ground on Transportation Issues

Don’t let your project get detoured or end up on the wrong development track by ignoring the factors that make transportation a ...

60 Seconds with Mark Peterson, President, Greater Rochester Enterprise

The state government and legislature in New York is preparing to end the Empire Zone incentives program in July and replace it...

Ohio Corporate Moves

V&M Star Expands in Youngstown V&M Star is investing $650 million in an expansion of its Youngstown, OH facility that is projected to...

Topeka, Kansas

QUALITY COUNTS Topeka is the capital city of Kansas and the county seat of Shawnee County. It has a population of 123,446 (Shawnee’s...

Grow Your Own

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief Every year, we take a high-level tour of the most important developments in the burgeoning...

Biotech is Growing from the Ground Up

That patch of crabgrass next to your driveway or the algae floating next to your boat may soon be powering your vehicles, as the race to produce next-generation biofuels kicks into high gear.

A Golden Corridor of Innovation

Industry-specific clusters are thriving along I-90 in northern Illinois due to close collaboration and proximity.

Blazing a Trail Across the High-Tech Frontier

Texas is well known as a prime location for business, but it also is an emerging hot spot for technological innovation driven by state, local, and industry partnerships.

Topeka, Kansas

Metro Spotlight

Ohio Corporate Moves

V&M Star Expands in Youngstown V&M Star is investing $650 million in an expansion of its Youngstown, OH facility that is projected to create more...

Covering the Ground on Transportation Issues

Don’t let your project get detoured or end up on the wrong development track by ignoring the factors that make transportation a critical consideration in site selection decisions.

60 Seconds with Mark Peterson, President, Greater Rochester Enterprise

The state government and legislature in New York is preparing to end the Empire Zone incentives program in July and replace it with a...

Grow Your Own

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

BOUNCING BACK: The Global Recovery Takes Hold

The interdependence of global markets left no one unscathed during the Great Recession. Reshaped economic models aimed at innovation are growth engines for recovery.

Production, Processing and Distribution—In States That Suit

Market, transportation and material access help fuel location choices for the businesses that feed us.

Aerospace: Onward and Upward

Innovations and advances in technology are poised to send aerospace industry growth into orbit.

Illinois: Industrial Powerhouse in America’s Heartland

The Land of Lincoln boasts a $590-billion economy, the fifth-largest in the nation, and a talented workforce that numbers more than six million.

Illinois: Industrial Powerhouse in America’s Heartland

The Land of Lincoln boasts a $590-billion economy, the fifth-largest in the nation, and a talented workforce that numbers more than six million.

City of Hesperia

Metro Spotlight

A Partnership For Action in New Jersey

The Garden State’s new governor is taking a hands-on approach to job creation, pledging to improve the business climate through deregulation and lower tax rates.

Georgia Corporate Moves

Orcon Products Expands to Coffee County The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) has announced that Orcon Products, based in Union City, CA, is expanding...

Georgia Corporate Moves

Orcon Products Expands to Coffee County The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) has announced that Orcon Products, based in Union City, CA, is expanding...

Browsing the Best Selection Software

Integrating geographic information system tools into your site selection process is now a basic step in streamlining the investigation of complex location inquiries.

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