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What a difference five years can make. The U.S. has undergone nothing short of an Energy Revolution and reclaimed it position as the world's largest energy producer.


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What a difference five years can make. The U.S. has undergone nothing short of an Energy Revolution and reclaimed it position as the world's largest energy producer.

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First Word: We’re No. 1

What a difference five years can make. The U.S. has undergone nothing short of an Energy Revolution and reclaimed it position as the world's largest energy producer.

The Reckoning

Memo to climate change deniers: You're gonna need a bigger boat.

ICC Relocating West Coast Operations

New office in Brea, CA will integrate all West Coast activities, serve as "home away from home" for employees and partners.

LG Electronics Building Among Top Development Projects In New Jersey

NJ Alliance for Action Award celebrates economic impact in New Jersey of new LG North American headquarters.

Duke Energy Selects Five SC Properties For Potential Industrial Development

After each site's state of readiness has advanced, Duke Energy's business development team will strategically market each of them nationwide to companies looking to expand or relocate their operations.

Construction Begins On Missouri’s Largest Investor-Owned Utility Solar Facility

O'Fallon Renewable Energy Center brings solar into Ameren Missouri's energy generation portfolio.

ConEd Offering Incentive For Peak Load Curtailment; Registration Ends May 1

Huge boost in energy "peak load" financial incentives in Summer 2014 for NYC's largest energy users, but business owners and institutions must act soon.

UK’s First 100% Green Data Center Coming To Scotland

The Fouin + Bell Architect designed facility is attracting substantial interest from both public and private sector occupiers.

Inexpensive Natural Gas Boost Manufacturing Jobs, Economy In U.S. Metro Areas

Over the last three years, metro area manufacturing employment has expanded by an average annual rate of 1.7%. Energy intensive industry, in particular, has been a key component in manufacturing expansion.

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

Dealing from the Bottom of the Deck

Old-school automakers are circling their dealership wagons in a last line of defense against Tesla.

BUSINESS REPORT: Ontario Unveils Plans To Achieve An Energy Balance

The Ministry of Energy has worked with the Ontario Energy Board, Ontarians and a host of others to put together its most ambitious energy plan yet.

Tidal Wave of the Future

If a hydrokinetic pilot project in the East River is successful, the lights will come on in NYC when the tide comes in.

Stimulus Dollars Advance Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy In America’s Cities

U.S. mayors release 200+ city survey showing successful use of energy efficiency and conservation block grant funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, ConEd Partner In NV & CA Solar Projects

Copper Mountain Solar 3 is currently under construction and, when completed, will be among the largest photovoltaic solar plants in the U.S., creating about 300 construction jobs at peak and 10 positions to operate the facility.

Commonwealth Center For Advanced Manufacturing To Partner With The Department Of Defense Technology Development Institute

In addition to funding from consortium members, the institute will receive a portion of the $140 million federal funds designated for manufacturing innovation institutes.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… With Larry V. Parman, Secretary, Oklahoma Department Of Commerce

Oklahoma Secretary Parman recaps plans for energy conservation, logistics, and natural gas exploration in the state.

Danos Selects Port Of Iberia, LA For New Manufacturing Facility

Energy firm’s $23.2 million capital investment will create 100 new direct jobs in Iberia Parish.

Schindler Opens Elevator Manufacturing Facility In Hanover, PA

First elevator manufacturing facility in North America to achieve LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Navigant Report: Advanced Energy Industry Grew Twice As Fast As The World Economy In 2013

According to new research from Navigant, the advanced energy market is bigger than pharmaceutical manufacturing worldwide, equal to the airline industry in the U.S.

Energy Choices For A Strong And Secure America

American Security Project outlines policy choices to ensure energy security, economic stability, and environmental sustainability.

Riding the Wind

Expanded federal subsidies spurred a bevy of year-end wind power project announcements, including a $1.9-billion deal in Iowa.

LOCATION FOCUS: Indiana — More And More Roads Are Leading To “The Crossroads Of America”

A business destination that removes roadblocks for the good of its people, Indiana is proof that when you rip away the red tape and work together, cooperation brings results.

ConEd Solutions To Boost Energy Efficiency At 90 U.S. Army Sites

The contract is a component of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) program.

Axiall Selects Louisiana For Potential $3 Billion Investment In Chemical Facilities

Ethane cracker and related derivatives plant could result in more than 2,400 new direct and indirect jobs.

Entergy And Philips Help To Light Up Little Rock

New dynamic lighting, a gift to city from Entergy, turns Little Rock's River Bridges into beacon of civic pride. Former President Clinton was on hand to flip the switch.

Commercial Real Estate Recovery To Accelerate In 2014

JLL forecasts investment volumes up 10 percent and leasing markets to moderately improve.

Path Cleared To Decommissioning And Site Restoration Of Vermont Yankee

Agreement includes contributions to economic development, clean energy and site restoration.

SPECIAL REPORT: Huntley, IL Has Capacity, Connection And Cooperation

Market access, data resources like dark fiber and the ability to get things done come together in the Midwest’s “Golden Corridor." From the September/October 2013 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Regional Utilities Are Busy Powering Growth In The Carolinas

Power giants Duke Energy and Santee Cooper are playing a central role in facilitating business development and site readiness. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Coal Plant Retirements Likely To Alter Future Power Prices According To Study By Brattle Economists

The study, "Coal Plant Retirements: Feedback Effects on Wholesale Electricity Prices," was co-authored by Brattle Principals Metin Celebi and Frank Graves, and Associate Onur Aydin.

PTC Seamless Tube Corp. To Establish Manufacturing Operations In Hopkinsville, KY

Company to invest more than $102 million to retrofit, expand its parent company’s former Hopkinsville location; will create up to 283 new jobs.

Natgasoline Tapping TEF Investment For Beaumont, TX Expansion

To date, the TEF has invested over $508 million and closed the deal on projects generating 69,873 new jobs and more than $23.6 billion in capital investment in the state.

Hertz Announces Worldwide Headquarters Campus Design

The building design focuses on quality and collaborative workspaces, natural day lighting and leading edge office design consistent with industry best practices.

FEATURE STORY: Talking The Talk And Backing It Up With Results

Gov. Rick Perry has been barnstorming the country, extolling the virtues of doing business in the Lone Star State. He’s packin’ a lot of ammo: Texas leads in job-creating projects and in attracting relocations. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

New report from Jones Lang LaSalle makes the investment case for automated building systems.

Massachusetts Most Energy-Efficient State; Mississippi Most Improved

Top 10 states ranked in energy efficiency: MA, CA, NY, OR, CT, RI, VT, WA, MD, and IL; five states most needing improvement: ND, WY, SD, AK, MS; five states most improved: MS, ME, KS, OH, and WV.

Team USA Goes for Gold

SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.

Global Oil And Gas Capital Expenditures Rise Despite Decline In Profits

The study is a compilation and analysis of certain oil and gas reserve disclosure information reported by companies in their annual reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or in their publicly available annual reports.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

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Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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