Alternative Energy & Fuels


NB: Novozymes Unveils $36M Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Blair

May 26, 2017

Advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, NB, to be expanded by the producer of enzymes for renewable fuels less than five years after opening. more >>


SC: Itron to Invest $8M to Expand Oconee County Operations, Hire 100

May 22, 2017

World-leading technology and services company creating 100 new jobs in Upstate, South Carolina. more >>


U.S.: 2017 CiCi Awards Community Impact Recipients Transform Locations

May 11, 2017

12th Annual CiCi Community Impact category celebrates projects that make communities a better place. These co.s are beacons of light. more >>


MI: A123 Systems to Build New $40M HQ Complex in Novi for 400 Employees

April 5, 2017

Developer & mfgr of advanced lithium-ion batteries & systems to build a new HQ complex in Novi, MI. more >>


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Cities Boost Efforts to Reduce Energy Waste: Here's How They Rank

May 16, 2017

ACEEE Scorecard of 51 energy efficient large cities reveals the top 10, including Boston, NYC, Seattle, LA and Portland. more >>


SEPA’s 10th Annual Utility Survey Includes New Top 10 Lists for Storage

May 3, 2017

Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) marked the release of its 10th-annual Utility Market Survey with launch of 2 new Top 10 lists for utilities. more >>


AWEA, NEMA, SEIA, WIRES Urge Streamlining of Electrical Infrastructure

April 5, 2017

Coalition of groups representing broad spectrum of mfg, construction, energy & environmental workers wants Congress to include provisions. more >>


ACEE: EmPOWER Maryland Will Create 68,000 New Jobs & Maryland Boost GDP

March 8, 2017

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy study says MD could gain 68,000+ jobs, $3.75B in GDP from energy-efficiencey program. more >>


Case Studies

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>>


blank Case study | September 17, 2013
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>>


Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation Case study | March 9, 2011
Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation - Great Things are Happening in Rural Places   

By: Jennifer Alten

In rural, north central Missouri, a handful of counties have banded together to prove that their sum is greater than their parts. The driving... More>>


White Papers

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>>


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 | 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>>



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Articles

blank Article | May 5, 2017
2017 Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

It’s hard to capture the immeasurable impact businesses can have on a community, yet the CiCi Awards Community Impact category does just that.   More>>


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2017 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

What does corporate investment look like? For our 15 CiCi Awards Corporate Investment recipients, it means investing more than $11B.   More>>


Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Move It On Out: Locations Highlight their Logistics Options

By: Linda Dobel

An exclusive look at select U.S. locations to consider if getting your commodities and products smoothly to market is a top priority.   More>>


Louisiana Article | December 6, 2016
Louisiana: Igniting Interest in Manufacturing Jobs

By: John Bel Edwards

See how Louisiana has prepared for manufacturing companies desiring a prosperous business location that offers a tremendous workforce.   More>>


Texas Article | December 6, 2016
Innovation: A Texas Standard

By: Governor Greg Abbott

What is the winning formula Texas uses to strive to be a top state for business? The answers can be found right within these pages.   More>>