Alternative Energy & Fuels


WV: China Energy & WV to Invest $83B in Shale Gas & Chemical Mfg Projects

November 9, 2017

U.S. President Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping, WV Commerce Sec. Thrasher join in Great Hall in Beijing for MOU signing. more >>


WI: Covanta Environmental Solutions Opens Materials Processing Facility

November 8, 2017

Provider of environmental services for a range of industries opened new facility, spanning 13 acres of formerly vacant industrial property. more >>


MD: BTS Bioenergy to Invest $40M, Create 20 Jobs in Howard County

October 31, 2017

Italian company intends to build its first two North American bio-digestion facilities in Howard County, MD. more >>


ID: Canada-Based eCobalt to Invest $288.1M, Hire up to 90 in Salmon, ID, Ops

October 17, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia-based co. to develop cobalt mining operation in Salmon, ID, & hydrometallurgical refinery in Blackfoot, ID. more >>


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Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continued Rapid Growth in 2016

August 11, 2017

The Energy Department released three wind market reports demonstrating continued growth in wind energy nationwide. more >>


U.S. DOC Makes $30M Available to Assist America’s Coal Communities

June 23, 2017

The $30M in ACC 2017 funds available for application are targeted to directly assist communities & regions impacted by declining use of coal. more >>


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 >>


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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>>


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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>>


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 | 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>>


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>>



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Articles

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Illinois – A Choice Location

By: Mark S. Peterson

Explore Illinois’ central location, abundant water and natural resources, world-class transportation and logistics network for your next location.   More>>


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New York State: Where Tomorrow Starts Today

By: Trade & Industry Development

Take a look at New York state with a talented & diverse workforce, historic improvements in infrastructure & unique, competitive incentives.   More>>


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Utility Costs: Considerations in the Site Selection Process

By: Frank Spano, Susan L. Riffle

Don't wind up choosing a new site that lacks the appropriate utilities for your business's needs. Here's a tip-laden overview to save.   More>>


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Finding the Most Desirable Spots for Your Business and Lifestyle

By: Linda Dobel

Choosing a business location involves so many variables it can be easy to overlook a very important factor: don't overlook quality of life.   More>>


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Ontario, Canada: Think North

By: Brad Duguid

More and more entrepreneurs and innovators have the North on their minds – particularly, Ontario. That’s because Ontario is open for business....   More>>