Alternative Energy & Fuels


KS, MO: Invenergy LLC Announces Plans for Transmission Line Project, Expected to Create Jobs

December 5, 2018

Invenergy LLC has announced plans to buy a transmission line project, honoring its commitment to helping rural economies and creating jobs. more >>


WI: Komatsu Mining Announces $285 Million Campus in Milwaukee

December 5, 2018

Komatsu Mining Corp. has announced plans for a new, state-of-the-art headquarters and manufacturing campus in Milwaukee. more >>


GA: Korean battery manufacturer to create more than 2,000 jobs in Jackson County

December 4, 2018

SK innovation, a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for hybrid electric vehicles, will create 2,000 jobs in Jackson County. more >>


MN: Xcel Energy to Purchase Mankato Energy Center

November 19, 2018

Xcel Energy will purchase the Mankato Energy Center and also install a new transmission line. more >>


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Report: Farmland Solar Installations on the Rise, but Meeting Local Pushback

December 10, 2018

Solar farms continue to increase, driven by tax incentives, falling costs and renewable energy mandates for electric utilities more >>


Blockchain Oil & Gas Summit Coming to Houston on March 7

December 3, 2018

An event to showcase the latest applications of blockchain technology will take place on March 7 at the Blockchain Oil & Gas Summit. more >>


Report: The Economic Benefits of Natural Gas Pipeline Development on the Manufacturing Sector

November 12, 2018

A new comprehensive study from IHS Economics and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) covers natural gas in manufacturing. more >>


Energy Industry Trends from 2018

November 6, 2018

2018 is set to be a milestone year in the evolution of the electricity industry. Here are five energy industry trends that we've seen. more >>


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Case Studies

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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

White Paper | May 25, 2018
The 2018 State Solar Policy Changes You Need to Know   

Report tracks on-site commercial solar installations & ranks top corporate solar users: top U.S. companies investing in solar in record amounts. 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>>


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>>



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Articles

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Florida Utilities Actively Involved in Recruiting and Retaining Businesses

By: Governor Rick Scott

In addition to Florida’s diverse and highly skilled workforce, expansive multi-modal infrastructure and ease of access to global markets, the state...   More>>


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The Minnesota Advantage

By: Kevin McKinnon

Did you know? Last year CNBC named Minnesota the 3rd-best state for business? Want to know why? We have the answers.   More>>


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Welcome to the State of Innovation: Arizona

By: Governor Doug Ducey

The Grand Canyon State has become a hotbed for developing and testing emerging technologies. Find out about it here.   More>>


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The Future of Renewables: Energy Generation and Storage Solutions

By: Von Hatley

What can we do to be sure we don’t overexploit our energy resources? There are very solid answers here based on thorough research.   More>>


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The Commonwealth of Virginia — A Leader in Enterprise Since 1607

By: Governor Ralph Northam

Since its founding, Virginia has stood for economic opportunity & continues to adapt to stay competitive in the 21st-century economy.   More>>