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Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy.


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Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy.

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Latest: Top Utilities: Power Players - Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy.

Top Utilities: Power Players

Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy.

AIDT, Hyundai Team Up For Revolutionary Job Training

The unique job-training initiative uses virtual reality simulation to train and certify employees on critical, in-demand skills.

Valeo North America Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion

Automotive supplier Valeo North America will create 70 new jobs when it begins operations at an existing facility in Bessemer, AL. 

U.S. Space Command Headquarters Headed To Huntsville

Alabama’s "Rocket City" has been selected as the preferred location for the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command.

Biotech: Prosperous Partnerships

From supplements to skincare, it may be surprising to learn that biotech companies are routinely being sought after to help resolve issues such as taste and sustainability.

Transportation Partners Team For New Logistics Park In Alabama

CN is collaborating with Alabama Export Railroad and Ray-Mont Logistics to launch the first phase of a new, high-tech logistics park in Mobile, AL.

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.

Eight Companies Investing $71M In Huntsville Metro

The eight new economic development projects in 2020 will bring 510 new jobs to the Huntsville, AL area.

Wheel Pros Expanding In Alabama 

The aftermarket wheel supplier acquired the assets of an aluminum wheel manufacturing facility in Auburn, AL and plans to open a second U.S. operation there.

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Investing Another $830M In Alabama 

MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility. 

Renewable Energy: Shifting The Balance Of Power

EIA’s Energy Outlook 2020 forecasts a rapid decline of coal and nuclear power in this decade, the continuing expansion of renewables and the growth of U.S. exports of oil and gas.

COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.

Orlando No. 1 In Business Climate, Dallas Is Top Millennial Magnet

Orlando, FL has the Best Business Climate among large cities and Dallas tops the leaderboard of Millennial Magnets in BF's 16th Annual Rankings Report.

ALDI To Invest $100M In New Alabama Regional HQ

The retail grocer's new regional headquarters and distribution center will bring 200 new jobs to Loxley, AL.

SiO2 To Invest $163M In Alabama Expansion

In response to a contract to supply the federal government with COVID-19 vaccine vials, SiO2 Materials Science will create 220 jobs at its Auburn, AL facility.

Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset

Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.

HudsonAlpha Biotechnology Campus Scales Up To Fight COVID-19

The world-class biotech research hub in Huntsville, AL has marshalled its resources to fight the pandemic, with increased lab space.

Warrior Met Coal Investing $50M In Alabama Expansion

The met coal producer will build a new barge load-out facility to support its expanding metallurgical coal mining operation in Walker County, AL.

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology – Coronavirus Update

HudsonAlpha President and Science Director Rick Myers, PhD, gives an update on coronavirus research and support happening on our campus. This update includes work done through our non-profit research labs as well as through the associate companies who reside on the HudsonAlpha campus.

Birmingham, AL Business Strong In The Face Of COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, business leaders in Birmingham, AL created #BhamStrong, a new initiative that offers agile, fast-response solutions to problems caused by the pandemic.

The Automotive Sector: Adding Some Torque To Growth

Upheaval in supply chains is likely to increase in the short term, a trend that may be exacerbated by changing patterns of supply and demand, consumer-driven connectivity and alternative powertrain systems.

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.

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success

The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.

UAB Teams With Biotech Firm To Test Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is collaborating with biopharm company Altimmune for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.

Alabama Researchers Join Global Fight Against COVID-19

Scientists and researchers in Alabama are engaged in the global effort to stem threats posed by the novel coronavirus/COVID-19.

South Korean Auto Supplier Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion

Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems will expand its industrial operation in Selma’s Craig Industrial Park, creating 60 jobs in Dallas County.

BF Location Video: AIDT – The Total Workforce Delivery System

AIDT’s Total Workforce Delivery System has provided thousands of skilled, motivated employees to Alabama industries since 1971. The key to AIDT’s response is a unique infrastructure allowing the total, upfront commitment of our resources to the success of your company.

Borbet Investing $24M In Alabama Expansion

The German automotive industry manufacturer will create 25 news jobs at its Auburn, AL operation. 

BF Location Video: HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology – Huntsville, AL

The HudsonAlpha biotechnology campus consists of 152 acres nestled within Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second largest research park. HudsonAlpha has become a national and international leader in genetics and genomics research and biotech education and fosters more than 40 diverse biotech companies on campus.

Two Projects Will Add Up To 80 Jobs In Lawrence County, AL

CCI Manufacturing USA Corp. will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility and Progressive Pipe Fabricators has broken ground on a new 82,000-square-foot facility in Lawrence County.

Ascend Finalizes Plans For $175M Project In Alabama

The project will expand production capacity at the company’s Decatur, AL manufacturing facility and construct energy cogeneration units at the site.

Koch Foods Investing $50M In New Alabama Feed-mill

The company will new establish a state-of-the-art grain storage and distribution facility in Attalla, AL.

Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success

Digital transformation is driving innovation in the life sciences sector, making transparency a top priority and heralding an era of “relationship-driven partnerships among all of the sector’s stakeholders.

Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama

Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville.

Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama

The company chose to expand and create 20 new jobs at its Decatur, AL fluorochemical plant over locations in Japan and China.

Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars

Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.

Airbus Begins A220 Production At Alabama Facility

The aircraft manufacturer will add a second assembly line and hire more than 400 new workers at its Mobile facility.

Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our 15th annual rankings report maintains BF’s standard for credible and comprehensive results. Rankings categories may evolve over time, but our commitment to an unbiased assessment of valid metrics never wavers.

TN Named Best Business Climate, NC No. 1 In Growth Potential

Tennessee has been named the state with the Best Business Climate and North Carolina is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report

Motus Integrated Technologies Creating 90 New Jobs In Alabama

The interior automotive parts supplier will invest over $15 million and create 90 new jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Gadsden, AL.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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