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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.


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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.

Renewable Energy

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


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.

New Electric Transmission Line Will Create 1,000 Jobs In Kansas

The new 800-mile Grain Belt Express electric transmission line will carry low-cost, Kansas wind energy to consumers across the Midwest, and create nearly 1,000 jobs.

Energix Renewable Energies Establishing U.S. HQ In Virginia

The Israeli renewable energy company will invest $1.1 million to establish its U.S. subsidiary base in Arlington, VA, creating 33 new jobs.

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.

New Jersey To Develop First Purpose-Built Offshore Wind Port In U.S.

The $300-400 million New Jersey Wind Port will be the biggest investment in Salem County in a generation and could create up to 1,500 jobs and $500 million in economic activity.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Courtney Pogue, City of Dallas, TX

Courtney Pogue, Director of Economic Development, City of Dallas, TX, discusses information technology hosting and data center operations, foreign direct investment, renewable energy and more.

Hoosier Energy: Power To The People

Since 1989, partnerships with local communities and Hoosier Energy’s 18 member systems have resulted in more than $11.5 billion in new investments creating 50,000 new jobs.

Top Utilities: Power To The People

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar, with renewables making up 76 percent of the 42 gigawatts that will be added.

Green Development & Sustainability: Letting The Sunshine In

As states are racing to be among the leaders powered 100-percent by renewable energy, industrial giants like Samsung are pledging to join them in adopting this gold standard for sustainability at their manufacturing plants.

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.

Duke Energy Plans To Strengthen South Carolina Energy Grid

Over the next decade, jobs and economic growth are expected to result from the $3 billion investment in the Power/Forward Carolinas initiative.

Global Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Rising

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction, energy security are the largest drivers for investment in the U.S. and Canada, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Innovation Valley: A Mecca for Energy

The Knoxville, TN region’s energy test bed research hub is home to the Oak Ridge National Lab.

China, U.S., Germany Are Global Wind Power Leaders

China, the U.S. and Germany are the global leaders in Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. China is also tops among Renewable Energy Investment Leaders.

Google to Build $600 Million Alabama Data Center

Google will build a $600 million data center in Alabama’s Jackson County, creating up to 100 jobs at a facility powered by renewable energy.

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

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Texas: Open For Business

The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects.

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.

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It’s Game Day at the Georgia Ports Authority!

It’s Game Day at the GPA! Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the Georgia Ports Authority’s virtual 2020 State of the Port Address, with the latest developments in infrastructure and global trade at the Port of Savannah: 11 a.m., Oct. 22, 2020. Register for the free online event at gaports.com.