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IA: MidAmerican Energy Proposes $3.9 Billion “Wind PRIME” Project, With 125 Jobs

January 21, 2022

MidAmerican Energy announced plans for a $3.9 billion renewable energy project in Iowa, including wind and solar generation. more >>


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LA: Power Company to Develop $100M Control Center in Shreveport, with 83 Jobs

January 21, 2022

AEP, which manages the nation’s largest electricity transmission system, will invest $100 million to develop a new Shreveport Transmission Control... more >>


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LA: Energy Company Considers $550M Blue Methanol Plant, with 465 Jobs

December 30, 2021

Bia Energy Operating Company is evaluating a $550 million blue methanol production plant that would be located at the Port of Caddo-Bossier in... more >>


LA: Venture Global to Invest $10B for Cameron LNG Facility, with 200 Direct Jobs

December 6, 2021

Project to result in more than 1,060 new direct and indirect jobs; facility will feature carbon capture and sequestration capacity. more >>


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Clean Energy Boom Could Create Up to 600,000 Quality American Jobs

June 14, 2021

New U.S. jobs report shows America’s clean energy transition will drive massive expansion of good-paying jobs in wind, solar, and energy storage. more >>


FL: Disney World to Add 2 New Solar Facilities to Power Its Parks

April 26, 2021

Disney will boost its clean energy capacity with new solar facilities to help power its parks in Central Florida. more >>


U.S. Commerce Secretary Announces Efforts to Advance Offshore Wind Power

April 5, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced two new initiatives that will advance clean energy goals by harnessing offshore wind power. more >>


NC: Offshore Wind Industry Offers Potential for New Jobs, Billions in Investment

March 8, 2021

New report projects a $100+ billion U.S. market opportunity, recommends next steps to attract manufacturing supply chain to the state. more >>


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NY: State to Create Training Institute for Wind Farm Workers

January 8, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the state will spend $20 million to create a training institute for prospective employees of planned offshore wind... more >>


 

Case Studies

blank Case study | April 30, 2018
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>>


blank Case study | May 24, 2016
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

Ramping White Paper | October 1, 2019
Ramping Up Renewable Energy   

Renewable energy is increasing in use today in the United States and around the world. From 2007 to 2012, electricity from renewable sources such as... More>>


ACEEE White Paper | February 1, 2019
Reducing Energy Waste through Municipally Led Behavior Change Programs   

Municipal governments are increasingly using behavior change strategies to save energy in their communities. For this study the authors surveyed... 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>>


Articles

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Texas: The New Home for HQs

By: Governor Greg Abbott

Texas continues to lead the nation in terms of job creation and economic activity. The Lone Star State’s strategic geographical location, diverse...   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2019
Renewable and Cleaner Energy

By: Von Hatley

Whether you call it climate change, climate crisis or climate emergency, the facts are beyond dispute: Our earth is heating up, and it’s heating up...   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2019
Shining the Light on Clean Industry Initiatives

By: Jennifer Alten

Whether it’s called clean, green or sustainable, clean industry initiatives abound. Businesses realize that sustainable translates into bottom-line...   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2019
Delivering a Clean Energy Future

By: John Hensley

U.S. wind power will soon reach 100 gigawatts of installed and operational capacity, making wind power the third largest source of electric...   More>>


blank Article | August 22, 2019
Top Sites for Business Growth

By: Peter Francesconi

Every company has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect location—whether access to utilities and infrastructure is a priority, or...   More>>