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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.


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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.

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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.

Survey: Awareness Toward Smart Grid Technologies

Do consumers embrace smart technologies?

S&C, Schneider Electric, And Oncor Complete Microgrid

Posted by Heidi Schwartz S&C Electric Company, a smart grid company, and Schneider Electric, a provider of energy management services, have announced the unveiling an advanced microgrid for...

PG&E Opens New Electric Control Center In Fresno, CA

New infrastructure investment project will provide enhanced reliability and resiliency for PG&E customers in the Central Valley region.

Smart Grid Technologies Revenue Expected To Reach $70.2 Billion Annually

Navigant Research forecast—revenue from smart grid technologies could reach $70.2 billion annually by 2023.

Spending On Smart Grid Technologies Will Total Nearly $600 Billion From 2014 Through 2023

Intelligence is being distributed to the edges of the grid, according to report from Navigant Research.

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.

Smart Grid Program Supported More Than 3,000 Jobs In Second Quarter

Grid modernization work expected to create more jobs as smart meter deployment begins.

Ameren Illinois Opens Champaign Smart Grid Technology Applications Center

Facility will promote smart grid research and development; support economic development and foster job creation in Illinois.

GE And ComEd To Modernize Chicago’s Grid

GE and ComEd will install approximately four million smart meters in the Chicago area through 2021, bringing approximately 50 jobs to the city.

GE, Florida Power & Light Celebrate Energy Smart Florida

In 2009, FPL received a $200 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to help fund Energy Smart Florida and $600 million in grid improvements throughout FPL’s 35-county service territory. The program is being celebrated four years later.

Smart Grid Program Created Nearly 2,700 Jobs In First Quarter 2013

Grid modernization work expected to create more jobs and business growth.

LOCATION FOCUS: California Dreamin’ – A Rebound Fueled By New Energy

As the economic picture brightens in the Golden State, energy reserves that could unlock $1 trillion in new state revenues beckon. From the January/February 2013 issue

Study Ties Cities’ Smart Grid Use To CRE Health

Jones Lang LaSalle’s “Connected City” study ties cities’ smart grid use to economic drivers for commercial real estate health. Oct 9, 2012 @ 12:32 PM

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One Atlanta: Economic Mobility, Recovery And Resiliency Plan Launched

The mayor, in partnership with Invest Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta, created the initiative to help Atlanta families and hometown businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top 10 Issues Affecting The Real Estate Industry

COVID-19 and economic renewal top The Counselors of Real Estate's list of issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020-2021.

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