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green energy

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.

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.
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State Focus – Iowa: Growing Jobs As Well As Corn

While often stereotyped as an ag state, Iowa has created a business friendly environment that makes it globally competitive in a diverse and growing number of industry sectors.
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State Focus – New Jersey: Garden of Opportunity

The Garden State offers a “brain trust” with a highly skilled and educated workforce that makes it easy to recruit top talent.

Will Predictive Energy Models Become A Thing Of The Past?

Determining a building’s energy efficiency based solely on using predictive energy models and specifying certain design and construction attributes may be a thing of the past by the time the next generation of architects and engineers join the workforce.

Smart Building Market Growing At 11.9% CAGR To 2019

The report focuses on the key leading countries using the smart building technology.

Great Eastern Energy Beta Tests Energy Management App

The web-based app helps property managers and executives to gain insight, understand, and reduce overall energy consumption.

Energy Choices For A Strong And Secure America

American Security Project outlines policy choices to ensure energy security, economic stability, and environmental sustainability.
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ACEEE Outlines 16 Policies to Remove Market Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Leverage Market...

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

Two Gigs and Counting

Internet giant Google is doubling down on its renewable energy investments.

U.S. Luring Manufacturers Away From China?

Low-cost energy fueling U.S. manufacturing and jobs renaissance. By Elliott Gue, Energy & Income Advisor, Oct 19, 2012 @ 1:16 PM

Nexterra, UBC And GE Break Ground On BC CHP

Nexterra Systems Corp., the University of British Columbia (UBC), and GE celebrated the successful completion of an energy-from-renewable-waste combined heat and power (CHP) system located at UBC's Vancouver, BC campus. Sep 17, 2012 @ 2:30 PM

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

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