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New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.


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New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

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Latest: Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders - New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders

New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

MLMC Florida Opening New Operations 

The alternative fuels technology manufacturing company will create 45 jobs in Plant City, FL.

Making A Splash In South Louisiana

The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

Green Tech Solution Investing $75M In South Carolina

The new recycling plant will create approximately 200 jobs in Cherokee County, SC. 

Florida The Friendly

Florida has a skilled workforce ready to fill 21st century jobs. The state produces more than 28,000 STEM-oriented graduates each year and more than 100,000 Floridians work in the aerospace sector.

Lear Corporation Celebrates New Michigan Seat Manufacturing Facility

The first major automotive supplier manufacturing facility to be constructed in Flint, MI in more than 30 years will employ about 600 workers.

China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore

China leads the world in Renewable Energy, while the UK is tops in offshore energy, according to Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report.

Texas Rules In Wind Power, California Still The Sun King

Texas continues to rule the roost in Installed Wind Power Capacity while California remains the top-ranked state in Installed Solar Power Capacity, according to Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

Business Facilities’ 2018 Global Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report measures international locations’ progress on a range of factors, including cybersecurity, renewable energy, economic growth potential, global competitiveness, and beyond.

New Mexico’s Energy Capital

Lea County, which produces more oil than 43 U.S. states, is a leading hub for all types of energy—including a $4-billion facility to process uranium from nuclear reactor fuel.

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea Investing $150M In Georgia

The solar cell manufacturer will create more than 500 jobs at a new facility in Dalton, GA. 

Sendero Midstream Opens New Mexico Plant, Announces $750M Investment

The company’s newest investment will support increased oil and natural gas production from the flourishing Permian Basin region.

Pace Glass Creating 150 Jobs In New Jersey

The company just broke ground on the $55 million, 250,000-square-foot glass recycling facility that will open early next year in Andover Township, NJ.

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

Ecomelida Picks South Carolina For First North American Plant

The importer and recycler of waste paper and plastic will invest $52 million its first North American operations, creating 200 jobs in Orangeburg, SC.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

California is by far the front-runner in zero energy building activity, with Oregon boasting the second largest count, according to the New Buildings Institute.

2017 State Of The Year: South Carolina

The Palmetto State’s manufacturing base gets stronger while South Carolina invokes its can-do spirit and leverages impressive resources to expand a diverse set of new growth sectors.

Architectural Metal Flashings Earns Florida Product Approval Rating

Cape Coral-based Architectural Metal Flashings is seizing the vast, long-term opportunity of this nearby development, which plans to ultimately have 19,500 homes and 6 million square feet of commercial space.

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. 

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.

Business Facilities’ 13th Annual Rankings Report

The 13th annual edition of our rankings report tracks growth sectors that seem to be emerging overnight from thin air in uncharted waters, telling you who’s out front in cybersecurity, offshore wind energy and the other frontiers of the 21st century.

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.

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.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.

BF Location Video: How Is COVID-19 Testing Done?

Have you wondered about the differences in the types of tests available for COVID-19? In today's episode Neil Lamb, PhD, explains three types of tests and how they work.

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