Alternative Energy & Fuels


IA: Wind Project near Marcus to Feature 82 Turbines, 4 Permanent Jobs

September 24, 2019

The Glaciers Edge Wind Project near Marcus, Iowa, is nearing completion, with 82 wind turbines, and four permanent jobs. more >>


VA: Dominion Energy Planning Large Wind Farm Off Virginia Coast

September 23, 2019

Dominion Energy is seeking approval to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the U.S. off the Virginia coast, the AP... more >>


SC: Narenco to Establish Solar Power Operations in Marion County

September 19, 2019

National Renewable Energy Corporation announced the development of Cardinal Solar LLC, a new solar power operation in Marion County. more >>


LA: Methanex Announces Investment In Third Louisiana Methanol Plant

September 5, 2019

Methanex will make a $1.3 billion to $1.4 billion capital investment to construct a third methanol plant in Geismar, Louisiana. more >>


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DOE Announces $73M for 35 Projects for Bioenergy Research & Development

October 7, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of 35 projects totaling $73 million for bioenergy research and development. more >>


Energy Department's Better Plants Partners Save $6.7 Billion

September 30, 2019

The DOE announced that Better Buildings, Better Plants partners have cumulatively saved $6.7 billion in energy costs and over 1.3 quadrillion BTUs. more >>


VA: Governor Puts Virginia on Track for 100% Carbon-Free Energy

September 23, 2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed an executive order setting a goal for the state to produce 100% of its electricity from carbon-free sources by... more >>


Outlook: U.S. Wind Market to See Record-Setting 14.6 GW in 2020

September 16, 2019

The U.S. wind market will add 14.6 gigawatts (GW) of capacity in 2020, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest North America wind power outlook. more >>


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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>>


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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

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>>



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Articles

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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>>


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Manufacturing the Future in Michigan

By: Governor Gretchen Whitmer

As industries adapt, advanced manufacturing is playing a critical role in developing the solutions of the future. The automotive industry laid the...   More>>


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2019 CiCi Awards: Community Impact

By: Peter Francesconi

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 14th annual CiCi Awards...   More>>


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Base of Operations: Finding the Best Location for a Corporate HQ

By: David Hickey

Location decisions require a strategic approach with attention placed on key factors specific to the project’s requirements. The decision should...   More>>


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2019 CiCi Awards: Corporate Investment

By: Peter Francesconi

Investment by companies in the U.S. continues to be strong. The 15 Corporate Investment winners of Trade & Industry Development’s 2019 CiCi Awards...   More>>




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