Alternative Energy & Fuels


IN: Green Cubes Technology to Invest $1.8M for New HQ, 71 New Jobs

April 24, 2018

Developer & mfgr of advanced battery power systems for global OEMs to expand operations in Howard County, IN. more >>


AL: Hyundai Power Transformers to Invest $33M, Expand in Montgomery, Hire 86

April 18, 2018

Expansion to establish a "Smart Factory" & increase production of power transformers by 60% & will include a newly constructed training facility. more >>


VA: Framatome Inc. to Relocate Corporate HQ to Lynchburg from NC

April 6, 2018

Major international player in nuclear energy market moves from NC to VA and will be hub for co.’s 2,300 North American employees. more >>


FL: China-Based JinkoSolar to Open Solar Panel Mfg Factory in Jacksonville, Hire 200

April 3, 2018

Once fully operational, state-of-the-art factory in Jacksonville to have capacity to build 400 megawatts of solar modules annually. more >>


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AWEA Statement on Proposed Steel Tariffs

March 5, 2018

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO Tom Kiernan said proposed steel tariffs harmful to wind industry’s rapid growth. more >>


Statement of ACEEE and ASAP on Federal Plans to Put Updates to Appliance Standards on Ice

December 21, 2017

By deciding not to honor statutory deadlines for appliance efficiency standards, DOE creating uncertainty for manufacturers & markets. more >>


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 >>


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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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Smart Buildings Need Smart People

By: Jed Link

Futurists predict there will be one trillion building sensors in place globally by 2025. See how facility management professionals will be crucial.   More>>


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“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

By: Linda Dobel

U.S. businesses know there's a drought in skilled labor. The good news is great community training resources exist. Here are several examples.   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2018
Idaho: The Constant Top Performer

By: Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter

Time to get to know more about Idaho. Its economy continues to receive national attention for economic growth & prosperity across metrics.   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2017
Kansas is Nationally Renowned for Business and Quality of Life

By: Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D.

Kansas, the center of the heartland of America, is a prime location consideration for a variety of industry and a good life. See why.   More>>


blank Article | October 30, 2017
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>>