White Papers

White Paper | April 30, 2015
2015 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings   

PwC's analysis of U.S. state-by state aerospace comparisons weights average taxes, operating costs, industry size and educational attainment. More>>


White Paper | November 25, 2014
Why Biobased? Opportunities in the Emerging Bioeconomy   

U.S. Department of Agriculture's report explores how government policies and industry b-to-b sustainability programs are driving the biobased... More>>


White Paper | October 21, 2014
Out of Inventory: Skills Shortage Threatens Growth for U.S. Manufacturing   

New Accenture manufacturing and skills study, completed in collaboration with The Manufacturing Institute, looks at the skills shortage in the U.S.... More>>


White Paper | August 14, 2014
The Future of the Utility Industry and the Role of Energy Efficiency   

In the past, utilities could make money by serving growing loads and earning returns on the large capital investments they had made to serve those... More>>


White Paper | August 12, 2014
United States Industrial Highlights - Q2 2014   

A detailed, quarterly look at Industrial leasing, sales and construction activity for individual metro areas in the United States. More>>


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>>