Alternative Energy & Fuels


SC: Southern Current Launching $20M Solar Project in Aiken County

June 5, 2018

Developer in residential, commercial & utility-scale solar markets expanding solar farm portfolio with new facility in Aiken County, SC. more >>


RI: Deepwater Wind to Invest $250M, Create 800+ Jobs

June 4, 2018

RI positioned as hub for N. America's offshore wind industry; project will provide enough energy to power 200,000+ RI homes. more >>


GA: Hanwha Q CELLS Korea to Invest $150M in Dalton, Create 500 Jobs

June 4, 2018

Global solar industry co. chose Whitfield County, GA, to construct its new U.S. mfg facility to produce photovoltaic modules. more >>


VA: TemperPack to Invest $10.4M, Create 141 Jobs in Henrico County

May 22, 2018

Mfgr of sustainable thermal insulation for the shipment of perishable goods' facility will be its second packaging mfg operation in VA. more >>


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Energy Department Celebrates Energy Efficiency Progress of Better Buildings Initiative Partners

May 24, 2018

DOE announced progress made by 900+ public and private sector organizations through participation in the Better Buildings Initiative. more >>


AWEA Statement on Proposed Steel Tariffs

March 5, 2018

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO Tom Kiernan said proposed steel tariffs harmful to wind industry’s rapid growth. more >>


Statement of ACEEE and ASAP on Federal Plans to Put Updates to Appliance Standards on Ice

December 21, 2017

By deciding not to honor statutory deadlines for appliance efficiency standards, DOE creating uncertainty for manufacturers & markets. more >>


Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continued Rapid Growth in 2016

August 11, 2017

The Energy Department released three wind market reports demonstrating continued growth in wind energy nationwide. more >>


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Case Studies

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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

By: Jennifer Alten

Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Michigan: The “Comeback State” is the Nation’s Go-to Place for Business   

By: Jennifer Alten

Discover why Wall Street recently ranked Michigan No. 1 for states that recovered most from the Great Recession. More>>


Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business Case study | July 19, 2011
Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The list of reasons to bring your business to Idaho is long, but can be summed up with a simple equation: great location + low business costs =... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | May 25, 2018
The 2018 State Solar Policy Changes You Need to Know   

Report tracks on-site commercial solar installations & ranks top corporate solar users: top U.S. companies investing in solar in record amounts. More>>


White Paper | June 15, 2017
Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard   

ACEEE's first Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard ranks largest 51 electric utilities across the USA based on utility-sector efficiency programs . More>>


White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>



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Articles

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CiCi Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

Want to see community transformations resulting from companies' location choices? Simply read the CiCi Community Impact Awards stories.   More>>


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CiCi Corporate Investment Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

Jaw-dropping: The 2018 Corporate Investment CiCi Awards represent commitment of nearly $22B in corporate investment. Here're the details.   More>>


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Smart Buildings Need Smart People

By: Jed Link

Futurists predict there will be one trillion building sensors in place globally by 2025. See how facility management professionals will be crucial.   More>>


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“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

By: Linda Dobel

U.S. businesses know there's a drought in skilled labor. The good news is great community training resources exist. Here are several examples.   More>>


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Idaho: The Constant Top Performer

By: Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter

Time to get to know more about Idaho. Its economy continues to receive national attention for economic growth & prosperity across metrics.   More>>