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In February 2018, the Georgia Public Service Commission will decide the fate of the U.S. nuclear power industry. Can the U.S. nuclear power industry be revived?


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In February 2018, the Georgia Public Service Commission will decide the fate of the U.S. nuclear power industry. Can the U.S. nuclear power industry be revived?

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Meltdown

In February 2018, the Georgia Public Service Commission will decide the fate of the U.S. nuclear power industry. Can the U.S. nuclear power industry be revived?

Global Technical Systems To Create 1,110 New Jobs In Virginia Beach

GTS will invest $54.7 million to build a 500,000-square-foot green energy facility, with help from an assortment of state grants, tax credits, and workforce training. 

Maryland: Green Energy Institute Brings Innovation To Market

The new $7.5-million research center at the University of Maryland, the centerpiece of Gov. Hogan’s environmental agenda, will commercialize clean-energy solutions.

Duke Energy Plans To Strengthen South Carolina Energy Grid

Over the next decade, jobs and economic growth are expected to result from the $3 billion investment in the Power/Forward Carolinas initiative.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Illinois, Texas, Maryland, and Oregon round out the top five in moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the Grid Modernization Index.

Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

The joint venture between Siemens and Chromalloy will result in a $139 million investment and create 350 new jobs in Hillsborough County, FL.

New Mexico Governor’s Report: A Catalyst For High-Tech Growth

A series of business friendly reforms and a “Fund of funds” initiated by Gov. Susana Martinez have transformed New Mexico into a growth leader and Facebook’s choice for its $500-million data center.

Global Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Rising

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction, energy security are the largest drivers for investment in the U.S. and Canada, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Mercedes Investing $1B To Launch Electric Vehicle Production In Alabama

The German automaker will create more than 600 jobs at an electric vehicle production and battery plant in Tuscaloosa County, and a new Global Logistics Center in Bibb County.

World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory Opens In England

AkzoNobel’s new $132M North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.

Innovation Valley: A Mecca for Energy

The Knoxville, TN region’s energy test bed research hub is home to the Oak Ridge National Lab.

The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power

California retains its crown as the nation's king of solar power: The Golden State was the top-ranked state in all three solar power categories in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential

Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Offshoring

The U.S. offshore wind energy sector appears to be ready for prime time, and the potential is enormous.

Safe Deposit Boxes

The survival of the human race may depend on a couple of man-made vaults, one deep within the granite below Finland and the other buried in Norway's permafrost.

Bears Ears

A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.

Collision Course

An epic battle is unfolding between California’s Gov. Brown and the Trump Administration over environmental regulations.

New Mexico: Simply Enchanting

New Mexico offers a combination that’s hard to beat, with scenic beauty and benefits to business that continue to entice.

Novozymes To Invest $36M In Nebraska Biofuels Plant

The company's additional investment comes less than five years after it opened the state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, NE.

Minnesota: Hybrid Wind-Solar Units To Power The Land Of The Lakes

A $10-million project that is planned as the nation’s first “integrated” wind-solar hybrid power project is rising in Red Lake Falls, MN.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.

Ra, Sustainer of Life

A nation that in ancient times worshipped The Sun God is home to a $3.5-billion solar power project.

Canada Investing $32M In Clean Technology Innovation

The investments will support Canadian-based technologies and create opportunities for businesses to grow and contribute to clean economic growth.

Six Years Later

It's going to cost $190 billion and take three decades to clean up the mess at Fukushima.

Supermicro Expands Silicon Valley Manufacturing HQ

The company’s design, engineering, manufacturing and service headquarters in San Jose, CA has been expanded with a 182,000-square-foot fuel cell powered, LEED certified manufacturing facility.

Entrance to Hell

The war against climate change is over and we've all lost.

China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California

The Chinese solar company considered the East Coast and Midwest before deciding to locate its first U.S. facility at the McClennan Business Park in Sacramento, CA.

North America’s First Electric School Bus Unveiled In Palo Alto

The Canadian manufacturer of the eLion, the first Type C electric school bus made in North America, plans to locate a new manufacturing facility in California.

Batteries Are Included

The solution to an environmental disaster in California may hold the key to the future of renewable energy.

Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M To Create Green Energy Institute

Part of Gov. Hogan’s 2017 Environmental Package, the institute will develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland.

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