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FL: Plans Call for Massive Solar Farm in Volusia County, Says Orlando Biz Journal

January 14, 2021

Avalon Park Group Management Inc. plans to build a 300-plus megawatt solar farm, one of the biggest in Florida, reports Orlando Business Journal. more >>


KS: Kansas Receives National Recognition for Wind Energy Production, Capacity

January 12, 2021

The state of Kansas has once again been recognized as a national leader in wind energy. more >>


FL: Commission Supports Duke Energy Plan to Build 10 Solar Plants

January 7, 2021

Florida state utility regulators recently backed plans by Duke Energy Florida to build 10 solar plants over the next four years. more >>


SC: Westinghouse to Establish Operations in Clarendon County

December 28, 2020

Westinghouse Electric Company, a leading supplier of innovative nuclear technology, announced plans to establish operations in Clarendon County, SC. more >>


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PA: Ashley Furniture Completes One of Largest Solar Installations in U.S.

November 2, 2020

Early last year, Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. committed to a multi-phase effort to reduce the company’s energy footprint. more >>


CA: NJ: Major Shopping Centers in California, New Jersey Install Solar Arrays

October 26, 2020

Shopping centers in California and New Jersey installed solar arrays and may well be the most environmentally-conscious retail destinations in the... more >>


Google Targets Carbon-Free Power For Data Centers by 2030

September 21, 2020

By the start of the next decade Google wants to make sure all the electricity it uses for its data centers and offices will be truly 100% carbon... more >>


AWEA to Merge with American Clean Power Association

September 8, 2020

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is planning to merge with a new organization called the American Clean Power Association (ACPA). 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>>


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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>>


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>>


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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>>


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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>>


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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>>


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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>>