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


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

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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.

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.

Venture Global Investing $8.5B In Louisiana LNG Complex

The natural gas liquefaction facility and LNG export terminal will create 250 new jobs in Plaquemines Parish.

Recycling Joint Venture Investing $300M In Indiana

The joint venture between U.S. Energy Logistics and GEP Fuels will invest $100 million in a new recycling center and $200 million in a plastics-to-diesel facility, both in Carroll County.

It’s a Gusher!

A mile beneath the surface of West Texas, there are 75 billion barrels of oil in Permian Basin shale deposits.

U.S. Natural Gas: Ready to Rule the World

Liquefied natural gas exports represent a huge opportunity for U.S. energy producers to dominate an emerging global market, as U.S. production outpaces domestic demand.

Energy Efficiency: California Regains Top Spot, Ties With Massachusetts

ACEEE’s 10th Anniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows VT, RI, CT, NY rounding out top 5; MO, ME, and MI are three Most Improved States.

Clif Bar Opens Sustainable Bakery In Idaho

The sustainability-focused facility in Twin Falls, ID uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach that connects people with nature and the well-being it provides.

2016 Global Rankings Report: China Leads In Installed Solar, Wind Capacity

China is the world leader in Installed Solar Power Capacity and Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.

2016 State Rankings: CA, TX Repeat As Solar, Wind Power Capacity Kings

California maintained its spot as top-ranked state for Installed Solar Power Capacity and Texas kept its crown as king of Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.

More Than Maple Syrup

A green grid and a 1-gig broadband connection are transforming Burlington, VT into a thriving high-tech hub.

Schneider Electric USA Consolidating Tennessee Regional Offices

The global energy management and automation company will relocate 900 employees and create 250 new jobs in Franklin, TN.

NYSERDA Offers $36M To Cut Energy Costs

New York will support adoption of advanced technologies to help businesses and building owners track energy use in real time, pinpoint waste, cut costs and drive more than $200 million in energy savings.

Governor’s Report: Sooner Is Better In Oklahoma

Oklahoma proactively is meeting critical development priorities, including a STEM-oriented workforce, sustainable water resources, green energy, 21st-century infrastructure—and a great place to live.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Last Chance

A $16-billion international project now rising in the south of France may offer the only real solution to the impending disaster of climate change.

Data Cowboys

The Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area has become a leading U.S. hub for data centers.

Burn Baby Burn

Should burning trees to generate electricity be classified as carbon-neutral?

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

Bayer Tackles Environmental Challenges With NJ’s Clean Energy Program

Pay for Performance incentives from New Jersey's Clean Energy Program help Bayer turn vacant buildings into showcase of energy innovation for construction of new U.S. headquarters.

World Water Day Infographic: Advancing A Circular Economy

Almost half the world's workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today's World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”

Fukushima: Five Years Later

An army of robots and an ice wall are being deployed to clean up the world's worst nuclear disaster.

January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.

UrbanTech NYC Will Support Building Smart And Sustainable Cities

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has launched UrbanTech NYC, a comprehensive program to help entrepreneurs and innovators address New York City’s most pressing urban challenges in sectors such as energy, waste, transportation, agriculture and water.

September/October 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 5)

Innovation hubs and logistics are the focus of Business Facilities September/October issue, plus reports on Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, California.

Grid Stars: States Race To Embrace Smart-grid Technology

Nine states and Washington D.C. lead the pack in electricity grid modernization. Navagant Research forecasts that the global Smart Grid as a Service (SGaaS) market, estimated at $1.7 billion in 2014, will grow to $11 billion in 2023.

California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Power Grid

For the third year in a row, California is the highest-ranked state when it comes to moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index (GMI).

Indiana Electrical Grid Management Firm Adding 80+ Jobs

MISO Inc., an independent regional electric transmission organization, is expanding its headquarters in Carmel, IN, creating up to 84 new high-wage jobs by 2020.

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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