areadevelopment + nevada   154

Tesla will live and die by the Gigafactory - The Verge
Inside the massive factory where Tesla will soon make 60 percent of the world’s lithium-ion batteries
shop-floor  gigafactory  tesla  Reno  Nevada  electric-vehicle  batteries  Around-the-web  this-week-443 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Inside Tesla’s Model 3 Factory - Bloomberg
If Elon Musk can make this dance of robots and people work, it will change how cars are made.
shop-floor  tesla  automotive-industry  gigafactory  Around-the-web  Reno  Nevada  this-week-428 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Small Nevada businesses struggle to find qualified candidates – Las Vegas Review-Journal
High and many other small-business owners in Nevada have hit a wall finding employees with the right skill sets. A 2018 survey by Nevada State Bank and Applied Analysis found more than two-thirds of businesses find it somewhat or very difficult to recruit qualified candidates. The state’s education system and a lack of economic diversification may be at fault, experts say.
jobs  workforce-availability  skilled-labor  skills-gap  workforce-training  las-vegas  regional-reports  Nevada  Around-the-web  sfp-insider-6-13-2018 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Faraday Future halts work on Nevada car plant - Automotive News
Faraday Future, the electric-vehicle startup backed by LeEco founder Jia Yueting, halted plans to build a $1 billion factory in Nevada as the troubled tycoon fights for the survival of his Chinese car business.
Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  faraday  Nevada  mountain-states  manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Reno Is Starting to Look More Like Silicon Valley - Bloomberg
The Reno area scored some early wins, such as a new, highly automated factory run by Ardagh Group SA that churns out 3.5 million cans of tomato paste and other food products a day. Then came the big get in 2014, when Tesla Inc. chose the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center to build what will be the largest factory in the world and promised to create 6,500 permanent jobs in exchange for $1.3 billion in tax incentives.
Reno  Nevada  high-tech  tesla  gigafactory  Around-the-web  this-week-390 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Kansas and Nevada Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations Less than 3 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
area-development-features  Matt  shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  Nevada  mountain-states  Kansas  plains  plains-states 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Tesla Recruiting Engineers in Mexico for California Plant - US News
Tesla has been actively hiring in the past few months for assembly-line jobs at the Fremont plant. But finding manufacturing engineers, who are in even shorter supply than software engineers in Silicon Valley, is a tougher challenge.
skills-gap  engineering  automotive-industry  tesla  gigafactory  Nevada  mexico  workforce-development  Around-the-web  this-week-384 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
How Reno Became a Data Center Hub: a Timeline - Data Center Knowledge
With most new data center capacity gravitating toward long-established locations, such as Northern Virginia, Chicago, and Dallas, few locations in the US have emerged as new data center hubs in recent years as quickly as Reno, Nevada
Reno  Nevada  data-centers  industry-clusters  regional-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-383 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Google Makes Nevada Land Grab for Data Center - WSJ
Alphabet unit pays $29.1 million for 1,210 acres a few miles south of Tesla’s battery ‘gigafactory’.
Matt  Nevada  mountain-states  tech  high-tech  technology  data-centers  Google  tesla 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Google acquires Nevada land for future data center - TechCrunch
Google has acquired a significant piece of land in Nevada, near Reno and Tesla’s Gigafactory site, which will house a future data center, and could also host a testing track for Waymo, the Alphabet-owned autonomous driving company.
automotive-industry  autonomous-vehicles  data-centers  Reno  Nevada  Google  Around-the-web  this-week-383 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Tesla starts battery cell production at gigafactory - Reuters
Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc has started mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at its gigafactory in Nevada along with Japan's Panasonic Corp, the company said on Wednesday.
Around-the-web  gigafactory  nevada  tesla  panasonic  electric-vehicle  green-economy 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Credit One Bank Constructs Headquarters In Las Vegas, Nevada - Area Development
Credit One Bank, a Nation Bank and one of the largest and fastest growing credit card issuers in the United States, started construction on its new headquarters at 6801 South Cimarron Road in Las Vegas, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  financial-industry  financial-services  headquarters 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Cimpress Opens U.S. Manufacturing Complex In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Dutch-based Cimpress, a world leader in mass customization, will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Nevada  mountain-states  Reno  FDI  location-USA 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Back in Top Spot Again - Area Development
What’s it take to be recognized as a top state for doing business? On one hand, it’s a complicated question to answer, because there are a lot of factors that go into that kind of a reputation. On the other hand, you can get a pretty good idea of what it takes by checking out the attributes of some of the states that top the list.
area-development-features  Matt  jobs  manufacturing  top-states-for-business  Georgia  south-atlantic  south-carolina  texas  southwest  tennesee  south  louisiana  alabama  Florida  indiana  midwest  north-carolina  mississippi  ohio  Nevada  mountain-states  california  pacific-states  kentucky  arizona  arkansas  oklahoma  Michigan  new-york  mid-atlantic  south-dakota  plains  economic-development  site-selection  taxes-incentives  workforce  workforce-development  skilled-labor  government-policy 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Hyperloop One unveils new manufacturing plant in Nevada - TechCrunch
Hyperloop One is today announcing the opening of its first manufacturing plant.

Called Hyperloop One Metalworks, the 105,000 square-foot building in North Las Vegas will be the new professional home of many of the company’s 170 employees, including engineers, machinists and welders. These folks will build and test a number of components for the DevLoop, a full-system prototype of the Hyperloop, set for testing in 2017.
las-vegas  Nevada  hyperloop-one  u.s.-manufacturing  transportation-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-359 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Why Tesla Is Making a New Battery Format at the Gigafactory - Fortune
Tesla isn’t only making new types of cars that will drive off of electricity instead of gasoline. The company also plans to make new types of battery formats at its factory outside of Reno, Nevada.
this-weeeek-359  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  automotive-industry  manufacturing  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  gigafactory 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla Sells $20 Million Worth of Tax Credits to Las Vegas Casino - This is Reno
The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has confirmed that more than $20 million in transferable tax credits (TTCs) were sold by Tesla to the MGM Grand for gaming license fees.
this-week-356  Nevada  mountain-states  tesla  automotive-industry  taxes-incentives  economic-development 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Leading Locations for 2016: A Closer Look at the Top MSAs - Area Development
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco ranks first overall, followed in the remaining top-10 spots by Napa, Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Columbus (IN), San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Bend-Richmond, Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Reno, and Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine.
economic-development  jobs  site-selection  manufacturing  leading-locations  Metros  area-development-online  Matt  california  pacific-states  Michigan  midwest  indiana  oregon  Nevada  mountain-states 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: California, Ohio, Tennessee, South Carolina, Nevada and Utah Awarded Gold Shovel - Area Development
California’s unemployment rate has fallen 1.2 percentage points over the past year to about 5.4 percent, driven largely by strong growth in the state’s technology and professional services sectors.
shovel-awards  economic-development  manufacturing  jobs  site-selection  california  pacific-states  ohio  midwest  tennesee  south  south-carolina  south-atlantic  Nevada  utah  mountain-states  area-development-features 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Mary's Gone Crackers Plans Manufacturing-Research Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Mary's Gone Crackers, a manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will be opening a manufacturing and R&D facility at the North Valleys Commerce Center in Reno, Nevada. The company headquarters will also be relocated to this site with plans to be operational by this fall, with plans to hire more than 200 associates by the end of 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  western-nevada  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  research&development  research  jobs  headquarters 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Site selector: Reno area economic transformation at ‘top of 6th inning’ - RGJ
After going through the toughest recession in its history, Northern Nevada has seen its fair share of economic development victories in the years that followed. Here's a list of some of the major economic development wins that the region has seen.
Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  economic-development  tesla  western-nevada  northern-nevada  automotive-industry  site-selection 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Big day for Faraday: Carmaker’s ceremonial groundbreaking today - Las Vegas Sun News
Electric car company Faraday Future is scheduled to break ground this afternoon on its Southern Nevada production plant, the centerpiece of a vision to turn North Las Vegas into a manufacturing powerhouse for the region and make the state's economy less dependent on tourism, gaming and mining.
this-week-349  Around-the-web  Matt  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  automotive-industry  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Canada-Based Cam-Concept USA Opens U.S. Headquarters In Sparks, Nevada - Area Development
Cam-Concept USA, a manufacturer of primarily custom industrial equipment and Cam-Lift systems has opened its U.S. headquarters in Sparks, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  Nevada  mountain-states  location-USA  FDI  canada  manufacturing  western-nevada 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Sonwil Opens Western Hub In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Logistics solutions firm Sonwil recently opened a distribution center and western hub on Longley Lane in Reno, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Nevada  Reno  mountain-states  logistics  distribution-facility 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Beyond Silicon Valley: Promising New Tech Boomtowns - Area Development
In its quest for lower costs, modern facilities, and access to talent, the booming tech sector is finding it can strike gold outside California.
area-development-features  Matt  high-tech  tech  technology  silicon-valley  Austin  nashville  phoenix  las-vegas  san-francisco  california  pacific-states  southwest  south  tennesee  arizona  Nevada  texas  mountain-states 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla and Switch To Expand Reno Tech Sector - The Atlantic
The first thing that catches the eye on the approach to Reno is a cluster of casinos rising from the valley, a tangible sign of the city’s history as a gambling destination.
this-week-341  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  tech  high-tech  technology  Nevada  automotive-industry  Reno  western-nevada 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Breaking Down The Tesla Effect - KUNR Reno - NPR
Since Tesla announced its gigafactory in Northern Nevada, many businesses have followed suit, including Switch and a major retailer headed for downtown Reno. Some are going as far as calling this trend the Tesla Effect. Our reporter Rocio Hernandez breaks down what that means.
tesla  Reno  Nevada  site-selection  Around-the-web  this-week-339 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla CEO says electric cars will 'suffer' from plunging oil prices - Las Vegas Review-Journal
The drop in the cost of fuel has already filtered through into the U.S. auto market, where sales of gas-guzzling pickups and SUVs rose last year. Oil has continued its steep descent this year, sinking last week to its lowest level in more than 12 years.
this-week-339  Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  gas  oil  tesla  elon-musk  energy  Nevada  mountain-states 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Jet.com Opens Warehouse-Distribution Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Jet.com, a new online shopping site, has opened a 160,000 square-foot, west coast warehouse and distribution center on USA Parkway in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, located east of Reno, Nevada. The company plans to hire 150-180 employees by the end of 2016 and another 350 within five years for more than 500 new jobs to the area.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  ecommerce  Nevada  Reno  western-nevada  mountain-states  jobs  fulfillment-center 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
We saw the first Hyperloop tubes in the desert - CNN Money
Hyperloop Technologies has begun work on a Hyperloop test track, the futuristic transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk
this-week-338  Around-the-web  Matt  elon-musk  high-tech  tech  technology  electric-vehicle  tesla  Nevada  mountain-states  automotive-industry  advanced-technology  transportation 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Aerodrome Is The First Commercial Airport For Drones - TechCrunch
Aerodrome is working with the City of Boulder, Nevada, to launch the first commercial drone airport — the Eldorado Droneport. It’s one of only a handful of FAA-appointed UAS test sites in the United States.
this-week-337  Around-the-web  Matt  drones  Aerospace  Nevada  mountain-states  advanced-technology  high-tech 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Want to Work for Elon Musk? Move to 1 of These 5 Cities - BostInno
Elon Musk's companies dominate the news like few others in the tech world right now, with technology bets that could revolutionize energy, transportation and other industries. Getting jobs at SpaceX, Tesla or Hyperloop can be tough, but Musk's eggs are turning into chickens, and they're finding new places to roost across the U.S.
this-week-336  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  advanced-technology  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  Aerospace  automotive-industry  electric-car  electric-vehicle  california  pacific-states  los-angeles  texas  southwest  san-francisco  buffalo  new-york  mid-atlantic  jobs  workforce  manufacturing  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Panasonic Will Bet Big on Gigafactory - WSJ
Panasonic Corp. President Kazuhiro Tsuga said the company will spend up to $1.6 billion on an advanced battery factory with electric-car maker Tesla Motors Inc., an investment it hopes to cement its future in automotive electronics.
batteries  electric-vehicle  panasonic  tesla  gigafactory  Nevada  Around-the-web  green-economy  this-week-336 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
The Mountain States Garner Accolades for Business Expansion
Their economies are faring well, but the Mountain States continue to keep themselves busy building new industries and supporting existing employers.
regional-reports  area-development-features  Matt  mountain-states  colorado  Nevada  wyoming  montana  Idaho  side-insider-1-20-16 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Photos inside of Elon Musk's Tesla Gigafactory - Business Insider
Elon Musk is building a massive Tesla Gigafactory that's expected to be completed in 2020. When finished, it'll be the world's second-largest building by volume — three times the size of New York's Central Park.
this-week-335  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  automotive-industry  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  gigafactory  elon-musk  manufacturing  electric-vehicle  electric-car  Nevada  mountain-states  Reno  site-selection  economic-development  jobs 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Trigg Laboratories Relocates Manufacturing Facility To Las Vegas, Nevada - Area Development
Trigg Laboratories, a consumer healthcare product manufacturer, will relocate its headquarters and manufacturing facilities from Valencia, California to a 70,000 square foot facility in the Blue Diamond Business Center at 4220 W. Windmill Lane Las Vegas, Nevada. The company expects to create 60 jobs in the area starting in July 2016.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  headquarters  jobs  healthcare 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Hyperloop Technologies choose Nevada to test superfast transport system - CNBC
Nevada has been chosen as the test location for the Hyperloop, a high speed transportation system conceptualized by Tesla Motors chief CEO Elon Musk which could potentially reach a top speed of 760 miles per hour.
this-week-334  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  electric-vehicle  automotive-industry  Nevada  mountain-states  high-tech  advanced-technology  tech  technology 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
World's First Droneport Under Construction Near Las Vegas - Fast Company
THE AERODROME WILL PROVIDE EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION FOR DRONE PILOTS, AS WELL AS FACILITIES FOR DRONE RACING AND OTHER SERVICES.
regional-reports  Nevada  uav-aerospace  innovation-hubs  Around-the-web  this-week-334 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Faraday Future Plans More Than $1 Billion Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant In North Las Vegas, Nevada - Area Development
Faraday Future, a global mobility company, will invest more than $1 billion to establish its first 3-million-square-foot assembly plant for electric vehicles at Clark County’s APEX Industrial Park in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The company expects to create 4,500 new jobs as part of what it considers the first phase of the project.
2015-review-top-projects  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  Nevada  mountain-states  high-tech  automotive-industry  electric-vehicle  advanced-manufacturing  las-vegas  tech 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
High-speed transportation testing site coming to North Las Vegas - Las Vegas Review-Journal
A futuristic transportation company said Tuesday it will set up a test facility at a North Las Vegas industrial site, a move hailed by Gov. Brian Sandoval and state officials as another coup in Nevada's quest to lure high-tech industry to the Silver State.

Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Technologies Inc. has signed agreements to locate its Propulsion Open Air Test on about 50 acres in the Apex Industrial Park. Hardware for the facility is expected to begin arriving later this month.
las-vegas  Nevada  research-commercialization  research&development  research-center  Around-the-web  this-week-333  hyperloop 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Chinese billionaire Faraday Future plans Tesla challenge from Vegas - CNBC
A Chinese billionaire is betting a suburb in Las Vegas will give him the winning hand in the electric car market. In fact, he's willing to gamble $1 billion on it.
this-week-333  Around-the-web  Matt  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  electric-car  automotive-industry  tesla  manufacturing 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Franzen-Hill Plans Reno, Nevada, Operations Center - Area Development
Franzen-Hill, a company that serves the fueling industry, opened a new operations center in Reno, Nevada. The company plans to hire up to 50 employees. The new facility, located on East 4th Street, will support construction, maintenance, servicing and compliance testing for the petroleum industry.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Nevada  Reno  western-nevada  operations-center  jobs  energy 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Kazmierski: In defense of economic incentives - RGJ
It seems that as we become more successful in attracting companies and jobs to the region, we are hearing some in the community question and even attack incentives.
Around-the-web  this-week-330  Matt  Nevada  mountain-states  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  western-nevada  EDAWN 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Teleperformance U.S.A. Plans Reno, Nevada, Contact Center - Area Development
Teleperformance U.S.A., the global leader in outsourced multi-channel customer experience management, is opening a new contact center in Reno, Nevada. The company plans to hire up to 500 employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  customer-service-center  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  jobs 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
States Competing for Data Centers Extend $1.5B in Tax Breaks - The New York Times
Similar competitions for business are playing out across the country as states increasingly offer lucrative tax breaks to attract the data centers that function as the brains of the Internet.
this-week-324  Around-the-web  Matt  taxes-incentives  data-centers  economic-development  site-selection  Washington  pacific-states  amazon  alabama  high-tech  south  Nevada  mountain-states  oregon 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Deceuninck North America Invests More Than $22 Million To Open Fernley, Nevada, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
Deceuninck North America, part of the Belgium-based Deceuninck Group, a global organization specializing in PVC window and door systems and composites for the building industry, will open their new production facility in Fernley, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  Nevada  mountain-states  western-nevada 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
The Tesla Effect: Northern Nevada's construction comeback
High-profile projects such as Tesla are giving construction a much-needed boost. But is this budding buildup in construction for real?
this-week-323  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  automotive-industry  high-tech  gigafactory  Nevada  mountain-states  auto-sfp-10-15 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
AZZ Galvanizing Services Plans Manufacturing Plant Near Reno, Nevada - Area Development
AZZ Galvanizing Services, a global provider of galvanizing services, will soon begin construction of a new plant in the Tahoe-Reno-Industrial Center near Reno, Nevada. The company plans to hire up to 60 employees over the first two to three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  jobs  EDAWN  advanced-manufacturing 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Nevada Reestablishes Office of Science, Innovation, and Technology - SSTI
As part of Nevada’s efforts to better prepare its workers to compete in the state’s technology industries, Gov. Brian Sandoval announced the reestablishment of the state’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology.
Around-the-web  Nevada  STEM-workforce  technology-based-economic-development  economic-development-news  economic-development-agencies 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Where will Faraday Future find a home? - autoblog
In response to a query from the Sacramento Business Journal, Faraday Future e-mailed to say it is "actively working on establishing a global network of manufacturing facilities, beginning with the United States." For the moment the domestic choices appear to be California, Nevada, Louisiana, and Georgia.
economic-development-news  electric-vehicle  u.s.-manufacturing  automotive-industry  faraday-future  Nevada  california  louisiana  Georgia 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Teleperformance U.S.A. to Open Contact Center in Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Teleperformance U.S.A., a global leader in outsourced multi-channel customer experience management, is opening a new contact center in Reno, Nevada. The company will be hiring up to 500 employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  Nevada  mountain-states  Reno  customer-service-center  financial-services 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Angie's Artisan Treats/BOOMCHICKAPOP Plans Manufacturing Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Angie's Artisan Treats/BOOMCHICKAPOP, one of the nation's fastest growing brands of natural popcorn, is opening a new manufacturing and distribution center in the South Meadows area of Reno, Nevada. The company is expected to add up to 160 jobs to the region over the next several years and will invest well over $1 million in capital expenditures.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  western-nevada  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  food-processing  food-industry 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Four Companies Locate Manufacturing Facilities In Reno, Nevada, Metro Area - Area Development
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada reported four new companies recently relocated their production facilities around Reno, Nevada. Collectively, they will add up to 55 new jobs to the local economy.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Nevada  mountain-states  jobs  western-nevada  edawn 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Gigafactory investment reaches $183 million as Tesla, NV finalize incentive deal - Reno Gazette-Journal
How do you build a $5 billion battery plant? One step at a time, of course. Here's a timeline of construction activity at Tesla Motors' gigafactory site just east of Reno, Nev., based on permit data.
tesla  taxes-incentives  facility-planning  gigafactory  Reno  Nevada  economic-development-news  site-selection  Around-the-web  this-week-317 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
SunPower Plans 100-Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Plant Boulder City, Nevada - Area Development
SunPower, a company that designs, manufactures and delivers the highest efficiency, highest reliability solar panels and systems, signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with NV Energy to build a 100-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in the Eldorado Valley of Boulder City, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Nevada  mountain-states  manufacturing  energy  solar-power 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Cultiva Plans To Bring Biofilm Production To Las Vegas, Nevada - Area Development
Cultiva, a manufacturer of proprietary biofilm produce coatings, received a $3.95-million investment through the Nevada New Markets Tax Credit program to bring production in-house at its Las Vegas production center.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  bioscience  agriculture 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
AZZ incorporated Begins Construction On Hot-dip Galvanizing Plant In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
AZZ incorporated, a global provider of galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services, started construction on a new hot-dip galvanizing plant in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center near Reno, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Nevada  mountain-states 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
WNC manufacturing technician credential - NevadaAppeal.com
A Manufacturing Technician credential could lead to more job opportunities in Northern Nevada, especially with Tesla Motor’s gigafactory already under construction in nearby Storey County.
this-week-314  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce-development  education  manufacturing  Nevada  mountain-states 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Nevada Electric Highway to make drive between Reno, Vegas possible with electric car
Gov. Brian Sandoval and NV Energy have unveiled the Nevada Electric Highway, a network of charging stations planned along U.S. Route 95 that would finally make it possible to drive between Reno and Las Vegas with an electric vehicle (EV).
Nevada  electric-vehicle  energy  green-economy  tesla  reno  las-vegas  gigafactory  this-week-310  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Investment Projects of the Year - Area Development
If any Rust Belt city could use an economic development jolt, it’s Buffalo. So landing the next-biggest outpost of the new “green” economy offered by Elon Musk — after the Tesla battery “gigafactory” — was a huge score for the city and for western New York.
economic-development  site-selection  shovel-awards  Matt  new-york  mid-atlantic  ohio  midwest  Tennessee  south  Nevada  mountain-states  south-carolina  south-atlantic 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina and Nevada Awarded Gold Shovel - Area Development
Texas receives the 2015 Gold Shovel award in its population group. However, for the first time in several years, the supremacy of Texas as an economic giant and a job-producing machine is being challenged.
shovel-awards  area-development-features  Matt  texas  southwest  Georgia  south-atlantic  tennesee  south  south-carolina  Nevada  mountain-states  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Developers Push to Reverse Valley Shortage of Vacant Industrial Space - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Developers have either started or completed construction on nearly 1 million square feet of speculative warehouse and distribution space, banking on the idea that reversing the valley’s shortage of large, vacant industrial space will lure big tenants from outside the market.
this-week-308  Around-the-web  Matt  Nevada  mountain-states  economic-development  las-vegas 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
The Tesla Battery Heralds The Beginning Of The End For Fossil Fuels - IFLScience
While wind and solar power have made great strides in recent years, with renewables now accounting for 22% of electric energy generated, the issue that has held them back has been their transience. The sun doesn’t shine at night and the wind doesn’t blow year-round – these are the mantras of all those opposed to the progress of renewables.
renewable-energy  Nevada  mountain-states  tesla  manufacturing  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  this-week-304  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Amazon Reinvests in Nevada with New Facility - KOLO-TV
A big move by Amazon shows it's in Reno to stay. It's been in northern Nevada for 15 years and now the company is reinvesting in the community.
amazon  nevada  mountain-states  fulfillment-center  matt 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Cascade Designs Opens Manufacturing-Distribution Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Cascade Designs, a leader in outdoor adventure gear, is opening a new manufacturing and distribution facility at Sage Point Business Park, 10990 Lear Blvd. in Reno, Nevada. The company plans to create up to 100 new jobs and expects to commence phased-in operations starting August 2015.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  reno  nevada  mountain-states  manufacturing  distribution-facility  jobs  western-nevada 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Nutrient Foods Opens Reno, Nevada, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Nutrient Foods, an advanced scientific nutritional foods research and manufacturing company, opened its 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Reno, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  food-processing  nevada  mountain-states 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Can Reno handle the challenges of its economic successes? - Reuters
Once known primarily for its casinos and quickie divorces, the Reno area has made impressive strides in its attempt to transform itself into a technology hub in the high-desert of Nevada. In the last few years, it has attracted big Silicon Valley names, including Tesla, Apple, and Amazon. But now a new challenge has arisen for Reno: managing its success.
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february 2015 by areadevelopment
Hubert Opens Western Region Food Distribution Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Hubert, a worldwide leader in foodservice and food retail product solutions, opened its 145,000 square foot, western region, distribution center at 14525 Industry Circle in Reno, Nevada. The company expects to spend an estimated $2.7 million to establish the new leased facility and initially hire up to 20 associates.
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february 2015 by areadevelopment
Hong Kong-Based Energy Consulting Firm Energenz Expands To Nevada And California - Area Development
Energenz, a Hong Kong-based energy consulting company, is expanding services to the United States and will be opening new offices in Las Vegas, Nevada and Orange County, California.
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february 2015 by areadevelopment
Ghost Systems Opens Global Headquarters in Incline Village, Nevada - Area Development
Ghost Systems, a provider of cybersecurity data centers, opened its global headquarters in Incline Village, with offices and the first of several data center projects in Reno, Nevada. The company is expected to fill up to 150 jobs.
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february 2015 by areadevelopment
LightInTheBox Holding Co. Opens North American Fulfillment Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd., a global online retail company that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, recently opened its first self-operating North American fulfillment center in Reno, Nevada.
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february 2015 by areadevelopment
Hose Master Plans Sparks, Nevada, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Hose Master plans to open an advanced manufacturing plant that fabricates flexible, metal hoses in Northern Nevada with plans to be operational by April and bring up to 30 jobs to Sparks, Nevada.
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january 2015 by areadevelopment
Scientific Games Corporation Relocates Global Headquarters To Las Vegas, Nevada - Area Development
Scientific Games Corporation is relocating its global corporate headquarters and establishing its Gaming Division's primary U.S. manufacturing operations at its existing facilities at 6650 South El Camino Road in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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january 2015 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: Mountain Region States Highlighting Innovation and Pioneer Industries - Area Development
States in the mountain region are pulling out the stops to attract advanced technology companies. Nowhere is this more true than in Nevada, where Tesla is building its gigafactory, which will be the world’s largest and most advanced battery factory.
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january 2015 by areadevelopment
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