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China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.


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China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.

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Latest: China Surges In Renewable Energy, Vehicles In BF’s Annual Rankings Of Global Leaders - China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.

China Surges In Renewable Energy, Vehicles In BF’s Annual Rankings Of Global Leaders

China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

Consumers Energy Moves To Build Natural Gas Power Plant In Genesee County

Economic study: project will bring 600 construction jobs to—and benefits for—the Genesee County, MI community.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Carolinas Are Bringing The Business

On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.

Piedmont Natural Gas To Open LEED Facility In NC

Rockingham location will become Piedmont's third LEED-certified facility.

New College Of The Desert Visual Arts Building Breaks Ground In California

This Visual Arts Building project has already earned a 2012 Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Inland California Chapter in the un-built category.

GE And ComEd To Modernize Chicago’s Grid

GE and ComEd will install approximately four million smart meters in the Chicago area through 2021, bringing approximately 50 jobs to the city.

Argand Energy Solutions Selects Canadian Solar North Carolina Project

North Carolina is home to one of the fastest-growing solar energy industries in the United States, attracting solar energy developers, installers, manufacturers and related enterprises.

Boston’s New Fenway Center Development To Begin Construction

The much-anticipated and much-delayed Fenway Center development, solar power and all, just cleared the final barriers to construction.

Danos Announces New Louisiana Headquarters And Expansion

Energy firm's $30 million capital investment will result in nearly 1,300 new Louisiana jobs.

U.S. Coal Exports Help Fuel Economic Recovery

New study documents benefits for job creation, diverse industries, states.

Verde Energy USA Expands Operations In Illinois

Verde is providing the State of Illinois with approximately 260,000 MWh of renewable energy sources annually, avoiding over 128,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2)—the emissions equivalent of 14 million gallons of gasoline consumed.

Study Illustrates The Economic And Commercial Power Of Investing In Energy Efficient Buildings

Rhodium Group study released by United Technologies illustrates that a 30 percent increase in building efficiency would generate net annual positive cash flow of $65 billion for households, businesses and governments.

AES Corporation Picks Indianapolis For U.S. Business Unit Headquarters

AES, which currently has 25,000 associates globally, including 3,600 employees in the United States, will immediately begin filling new positions across the company.

FEATURE STORY: The Story Of Storage

As the industry advances cloud computing and greener operations, leading data centers are no longer sprawling cells of overheating computers and complex cables. From the March/April 2013 issue.

GE, Florida Power & Light Celebrate Energy Smart Florida

In 2009, FPL received a $200 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to help fund Energy Smart Florida and $600 million in grid improvements throughout FPL’s 35-county service territory. The program is being celebrated four years later.

Lassoing Jobs in Texas

Texas Gov. Rick Perry loves to talk the talk about economic development, while his record walks the walk.

Stream Data Centers Achieves LEED Gold For New Richardson, TX Facility

National data center developer expands its commitment to sustainable design and development.

Smart Grid Program Created Nearly 2,700 Jobs In First Quarter 2013

Grid modernization work expected to create more jobs and business growth.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, Con Edison Announce Solar Partnership

Construction on Mesquite Solar 1, located in Arlington, AZ, began in 2011. The project created 528 local construction jobs at the peak of construction and 10 long-term positions.

BUSINESS REPORT: Texas – Innovation Moves Front And Center In Austin

The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) hoedown shined its bright light this year on emerging technologies in the Lone Star State at a nine-day festival that drew tens of thousands. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Clean Energy Investments In Pennsylvania Will Create Jobs, Leverage $109 Million

The CFA approved 13 projects, through the state's Alternative and Clean Energy Program including five Compressed Natural Gas and Liquefied Natural Gas fueling stations which have the benefits of reducing emissions, fuel savings and utilizing the large domestic source of natural gas available in Pennsylvania.

New Texas Power Plant Brings Investment, Jobs To Harlingen, TX

Construction will soon start on a $650 million Power Plant to be built in the Harlingen Industrial Park.

Woodward Announces New HQ In Fort Collins, CO

Responding to growing worldwide demand for its energy-saving and emissions reducing control systems, components and services, Woodward requires additional capacity. The new Colorado site will be acquired for the future construction of facilities to meet growing customer demand.

Fukushima: The Disaster That Won’t Go Away

Two years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex in Japan, the long-term impact of the catastrophe continues to grow.

Prolamsa Group Picks Texas For New Pipe And Tubular Products Mill

Construction on the major buildings of the new facility will begin in the next few weeks and that phase should be complete by the fourth quarter of this year. The plant commissioning is scheduled for the second quarter of 2014. The plant will receive and ship by both truck and rail.

MidAmerican Solar, SunPower Start Major Construction Solar Power Development

Antelope Valley Solar Project expected to create approximately 650 jobs and inject more than $500 million into the regional economy.

U.S. Ranks First In KPMG Green Tax Index

U.S. tops countries using tax code to shape sustainable corporate activity.

Methanex Announces New $550 Million Methanol Plant Project In Louisiana

Two relocated Chilean plants will result in more than 1,300 new direct and indirect jobs.

Facebook Announces New Data Center For Altoona, IA

Wind energy is one of the factors behind Facebook's decision to locate its latest data center in Iowa.

Grundfos Establishes N.A. Headquarters In Chicago Area, Plans Additional Jobs

A global leader in developing high-tech water pumps and systems, the $4 billion company based in Denmark chose the Chicago area because of its proximity to the resurging manufacturing sector surrounding the Great Lakes and its open political climate promoting advancements in water infrastructure and sustainability.

Air Quality and Location Decisions Survey

Business Facilities and Fourth Economy Consulting have teamed up to survey corporate real estate managers, location consultants, facility managers, and economic developers to identify how air quality affects location decisions.

10-Year Plan Upgrades Natural Gas Infrastructure, Creates Jobs For Illinois

Under the Natural Gas Modernization, Public Safety & Jobs Act (SB 1665/HB 2414), Ameren Illinois will invest $330 million and create 250 jobs to accelerate its ongoing efforts to strengthen and update its natural gas business in central and southern Illinois.

Global Green Lighting To Hire Up To 250 For New Chattanooga Facility

Innovative wireless radio controlled LED street lighting systems to be assembled in Hamilton County. The move will create jobs for Tennesseans by bringing subcontracted production back from China.

ACEEE Outlines 16 Policies to Remove Market Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Leverage Market Forces

According to a new report from ACEEE, energy efficiency policies could save the U.S. economy nearly $1 trillion.

Medient To Build America’s Largest Movie Studio In Georgia

The project will be the largest in the US and as much of the site will be open to visitors, it is also expected to become a major tourist destination. The MOU is the memorialization of an agreement with Medient that will create in excess of 1,000 permanent jobs,

Locus Energy Moves From NYC to Hoboken, NJ

Locus Energy recently moved from New York to temporary space in Hoboken while its new, permanent location in New Jersey is renovated following damage from Hurricane Sandy.

Masters of Disaster

After Mother Nature's big wakeup call, the realization is growing that today's disaster recovery must prepare us to meet future cataclysms.

FEATURE STORY: State of the Year – Texas

By the time we got down to the business of selecting our annual leader, the Lone Star State was so far ahead of the pack it wasn’t even close. A dynamic, diversified state economy that erased the downturn with relentless job-creation makes Texas our 2012 State of the Year. From the January/February 2013 issue

South Louisiana Methanol Announces $1.3 Billion Investment

New methanol facility in St. James Parish will result in over 430 new direct and indirect jobs.

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Consumers Energy CEO Helps Small Business Cope With COVID-19

Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe and her husband are donating $1 million to help small businesses in her company’s hometown of Jackson, MI.

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