White Papers

White Paper | August 11, 2014
The Energy Savings Potential of Smart Manufacturing   

A more efficient manufacturing processes is a more energy-efficient manufacturing process and that is the focus of this research report. More>>


White Paper | May 14, 2014
IRENA (2014), Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2014   

IRENA estimates that globally 6.5M people are working directly or indirectly in the renewable energy sector, based on a literature review... More>>


White Paper | April 25, 2014
U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Proved Reserves    

U.S. crude oil proved reserves, led by reserve additions in Texas and North Dakota, increased at a record pace in 2012 according to the "U.S. Crude... More>>


White Paper | April 15, 2014
Just How High-Tech is the Automotive Industry?   

This report by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) measures the technological nature of today’s auto industry and compares it to other sectors... More>>


White Paper | April 2, 2014
Impact of the Manufacturing Renaissance from Energy Intensive Sectors   

Inexpensive natural gas will boost manufacturing growth in the U.S. and its metropolitan areas according to a new report released by the U.S.... More>>


White Paper | February 17, 2014
United States Office Outlook - Q4 2013   

​In 2013, the U.S. office sector handed in its best performance in seven years. Leasing activity increased, absorption neared 40 million square... More>>


White Paper | January 28, 2014
Active Power Controls from Wind Power: Bridging the Gaps    

What if wind turbines actually improve grid reliability? May sound far-fetched, but renewable energy naysayers will be hard pressed to dismiss this... More>>


White Paper | November 19, 2013
Biologic Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing: Transitioning and Managing Lab-like Facilities   

Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities are rapidly becoming obsolete. What’s driving the old factories into dinosaur status? In the past, when a... More>>


White Paper | October 11, 2013
2013 Executive Survey on Supply Chain Sustainability   

AlixPartners’ 2013 Executive Survey on Supply Chain Sustainability reveals that even though most supply chain executives agree that sustainability... More>>


White Paper | October 11, 2013
2014 State Business Tax Climate Index   

The Index compares the states on over 100 different variables in the five important areas of taxation and adding the results up to a final, overall... More>>