renewable energy

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Sinova Global

Sinova Global To Establish Silicon Metal Refining Plant In Tennessee

Canada-based quartz supplier Sinova Global will invest $150 million to establish manufacturing operations in Tennessee; will create 140 jobs.
Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: The Power Of Change

In order to meet consumer demand and the long-term goal of net-zero energy emissions by 2050, production of renewables must expand dramatically.
Nevada renewable energy

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.
Urania, LA

$115M Sawmill Facility Dedicated In Central Louisiana

Located in Urania, LA, the new sawmill now employs 115 people following its opening earlier this year. 

China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore

China leads the world in Renewable Energy, while the UK is tops in offshore energy, according to Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report.
2018 Metro Rankings Houston

Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.
Electricity Storage

Batteries Are Included

The solution to an environmental disaster in California may hold the key to the future of renewable energy.

PV vs. T-Rex

Rapidly expanding renewable energy may not be reliable enough to replace the traditional power-generating infrastructure.
solar power

2016 State Rankings: CA, TX Repeat As Solar, Wind Power Capacity Kings

California maintained its spot as top-ranked state for Installed Solar Power Capacity and Texas kept its crown as king of Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.
2016 Economic Development Awards

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.
RES-Polyflow-renewable-energy

RES Polyflow Picks Indiana For Plastics-to-Fuel Operation

RES Polyflow, a renewable energy solutions company, will locate its new Midwest production hub in Ashley, IN, creating up to 136 new jobs by 2019.
Google-Clarksville-Tennesee

Google Chooses Clarksville, TN For $600M Data Center

Google will invest $600 million in the the former Hemlock Semiconductor site in Clarksville, TN which it will transform into its eighth U.S. data center, creating 70 new jobs.

Washington, DC Signs PPA For 35% Wind Power

This power purchase agreement is the largest wind power deal of its kind ever entered into by an American city.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.