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Halifax Lighthouse Solar Camp is the first hybrid apprenticeship model of its kind in North Carolina, combining in-class experience with paid job experience through Strata Clean Energy.


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Halifax Lighthouse Solar Camp is the first hybrid apprenticeship model of its kind in North Carolina, combining in-class experience with paid job experience through Strata Clean Energy.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Clean Energy articles below.


NC Governor Visits Clean Energy Apprenticeship Pilot Program

Halifax Lighthouse Solar Camp is the first hybrid apprenticeship model of its kind in North Carolina, combining in-class experience with paid job experience through Strata Clean Energy.

Google Canada Plans $600M Investment In Québec

Google Canada intends to acquire more than 154 acres of land in Beauharnois, Québec, southwest of Montréal, where it will build a data center that will employ at least 20 people.

Lion Electric Bringing First-Ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility To Illinois

The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.

Rusal America Joins Neighborhood 91 Additive Manufacturing Campus

Rusal America has joined Neighborhood 91, a development focused on additive manufacturing at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Innovation Campus.

New York City Leads 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard

Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis, and San Francisco round out the top U.S. cities growing their clean energy efforts, according to ACEEE's newly-released 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard.

Consumers Energy: Energy And Beyond

As Michigan’s businesses implement their return-to-work plans, Consumers Energy reaffirms its commitment to help small businesses, nonprofits and communities expand and prosper.

Clean Energy: New York Joins Top 5, Maryland Is Most Improved

Across the U.S, states are promoting clean energy with energy-saving rules for buildings, appliances, and more, according to the 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Setting The Bar High In Nevada

A new bill, passed unanimously across party lines, updates and reforms Nevada’s RPS so that, by 2030, 50 percent of its electricity will come from clean, renewable energy.

Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

Facebook Ups Investment At Virginia Data Center

The social media giant's major data center project in Henrico County has been expanded from two buildings to a total of five.

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.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Ra, Sustainer of Life

A nation that in ancient times worshipped The Sun God is home to a $3.5-billion solar power project.

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.

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.

BUSINESS REPORT: Ontario’s Thriving Green Economy

Forward-thinking renewable energy programs and incentives are catalysts for growth in an area sitting next to one of the largest clean-energy markets in the world. From the January/February 2012 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Mississippi Aims To Move To The Head Of The Creative Class

With a new governor, the Magnolia State is moving to revitalize Mississippi’s business outlook in 2012 by focusing on emerging industries, including clean energy and the creative economy. From the January/February 2012 issue.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Connecticut Governor’s Report: Leading From The Front

Connecticut succeeded in mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by aggressively testing people in the early stage of the outbreak, avoiding the massive casualty levels in neighboring states.

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

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