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Utilities are on a countdown to reinvention - EY
The energy industry has long known that radical transformation is coming. Revenues have been under pressure from the rise in renewables; in 2016, clean energy accounted for almost two-thirds of net new power capacity around the world.
industry-reports  energy  clean-energy  Around-the-web  this-week-410 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
States Expected to Continue Course Toward Clean Energy Future - Stateline - The Pew Charitable Trusts
While Republican President Donald Trump has said his focus will be on reviving the long-struggling coal industry by stripping federal environmental regulations, governors and legislatures — even in some coal-producing, conservative states — have their sights set elsewhere.
green-economy  energy  sustainable-development  clean-energy  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-375 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
The irreversible momentum of clean energy - Science
Private-sector incentives help drive decoupling of emissions and economic growth, putting to rest the argument that combatting climate change requires accepting lower growth or a lower standard of living.
government-policy  taxes-incentives  sustainable-development  green-economy  cleantech  clean-energy  energy  Around-the-web  this-week-373-top  this-week-408 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
U.S. Department of Energy announces MIT Energy Initiative will join new Manufacturing USA Institute - MIT News
MITEI faculty affiliates to contribute clean energy expertise to national coalition that will address manufacturing challenges in energy-intensive processing industries.
public-private-partnerships  government-policy  advanced-manufacturing  university-economic-development  research&development  clean-energy  green-economy 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Coal Comeback? This Mining Company Already Pivoted to Gas - WSJ
On the campaign trail Donald Trump promised “coal is coming back,” and the president-elect vowed to roll back environmental regulations he blames for hamstringing miners.
Around-the-web  Matt  coal  mining  energy  natural-gas  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pittsburgh  environment  clean-energy 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla-Panasonic Joint Agreement To Establish Manufacturing Plant In Buffalo, New York - Area Development
Tesla and Panasonic have agreed in principle to collaborate on the manufacturing of photovoltaic cells and modules at SolarCity’s RiverBend Plant in south Buffalo, New York.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  buffalo  mid-atlantic  tesla  panasonic  high-tech  tech  technology  energy  renewable-energy  sustainability  sustainable-energy  clean-energy 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin Opens Bioenergy Plant In Owego, New York - Area Development
Lockheed Martin opened a new bioenergy facility in Owego, New York. The system, which is now completing commissioning, uses Concord Blue's advanced technology that will convert waste into clean, renewable energy.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-york  midwest  lockheed-martin  Aerospace  bioenergy  energy  advanced-technology  renewable-energy  clean-energy 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Solar Impulse 2: In the cockpit of a trans-Atlantic flight -
The cross-Atlantic flight is likely to be one of the most grueling legs in the aircraft's ambitious around-the-world journey, devised to raise awareness of the power and potential of clean-energy technologies.
this-week-356  Around-the-web  Matt  Aerospace  aviation  solar  solar-power  renewable-energy  clean-energy  cleantech 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Opower Plans $10.45 Million Expansion Of Arlington County, Virginia, Headquarters - Area Development
Opower, the global leader in cloud-based software for the utility industry, will invest $10.45 million to expand its headquarters operation in Arlington County, Virginia. The company plans to create 70 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  headquarters  cloud-solutions  technology  tech  arlington  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  clean-energy 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
A Renewables Revolution Is Toppling the Dominance of Fossil Fuels in U.S. Power - Bloomberg Business
Solar, wind power accounted for 68 percent of new capacity.
Natural gas on pace to overtake coal as biggest power source.
green-economy  clean-energy  economic-analysis  energy  STUDIES  Around-the-web  this-week-341 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
DuPont Opens Cellulosic Biofuel Facility In Nevada, Iowa - Area Development
DuPont opened its cellulosic biofuel facility in Nevada, Iowa. According to DuPont officials, this biorefinery is the world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, with the capacity to produce 30 million gallons per year of clean fuel.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  dupont  chemicals-industry  iowa  midwest  clean-energy  energy 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
China-Based SunSpark Technology Establishes Production Hub At SolarMax Complex In Riverside, California - Area Development
SunSpark Technology, Inc., a company that manufactures and assembles solar panels, plans to establish its base of operations at the SolarMax complex in Riverside, California. The company plans to initially adding some 80 new jobs to the local economy.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  solar-power  renewable-energy  clean-energy  energy  jobs  california  pacific-states 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Cypress Creek Renewables Investing In Darlington County, South Carolina, Solar Projects - Area Development
Cypress Creek Renewables, a company that specializes in the ownership and development of long-term solar energy projects, has taken first steps toward investing $10 million in a solar energy project in Darlington County, South Carolina. This investment adds to a $20.4 million investment in Lexington County solar operations, which was announced in August 2015.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  renewable-energy  solar-power  energy  clean-energy 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
1366 Technologies Plans Solar Wafer Manufacturing Facility In Genesee County, New York - Area Development
1366 Technologies plans to build a state-of-the-art, commercial solar wafer manufacturing facility in Genesee County, New York. The facility will eventually scale to 3 GW, house 400 Direct Wafer furnaces, and produce more than 600 million high-performance silicon wafers per year.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  new-york  mid-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  advanced-manufacturing  high-tech  clean-energy  high-tech-manufacturing  buffalo 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
NM Unveils Plan to Create Energy Jobs, VT Claims Green Jobs Victory - SSTI
While the New Mexico plan mostly continues the state’s emphasis on oil and natural gas, the Vermont report highlights the success the state has had in boosting employment in a diverse set of clean energy fields.
new-mexico  vermont  energy  clean-energy  natural-gas  green-economy  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-322 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Aerojet Rocketdyne Begins Expansion At Its Camden, Arkansas, Operations Center - Area Development
Aerojet Rocketdyne, an aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets, began its planned expansion that will bring new programs and 85 jobs to its facility in Camden, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  Aerospace  defense-sector  jobs  clean-energy 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Opens $40 Million Electric Distribution Center In Concord, California - Area Development
Pacific Gas and Electric Company unveiled its new, state-of-the-art, $40 million electric distribution control center in Concord, California. The center marks another significant milestone in its ongoing efforts to provide its customers with safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  energy  clean-energy  utilities  california  pacific-states  renewable-energy 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
SolarCity Opens Regional Headquarters In Salt Lake City, Utah - Area Development
SolarCity, a solar power provider, will open a regional corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company is hiring at a temporary location initially as it scouts for a location for a large corporate campus.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  solar-power  energy  renewable-energy  headquarters  salt-lake-city  utah  mountain-states  clean-energy 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Which states lose from the changes to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan? - Brookings Institution
The EPA’s final Clean Power Plan is radically different from the version proposed a year ago, with big consequences for which states will face the most costly paths toward compliance in 2030.
this-week-317  Around-the-web  Matt  energy  clean-energy 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
HP to Power Texas Data Centers With Wind Energy - The New York Times
For years, clean energy developers could look to only a small handful of corporations as project partners or customers for their power. Mostly, there was Google, and a few other high-tech companies that worked directly with wind and solar developers to help green their energy use.
this-week-316  Around-the-web  Matt  texas  southwest  data-centers  wind-energy  renewable-energy  energy  clean-energy 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Lime Energy Co. Relocates Corporate Headquarters To Newark, New Jersey - Area Development
Lime Energy Co., a leading provider of energy services to utilities and their commercial customers, is moving its corporate headquarters to Three Gateway Center in Newark, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  headquarters  energy  utilities  clean-energy 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Energy 101: Clean Energy Manufacturing - Department of Energy
Clean energy and advanced manufacturing have the potential to boost the U.S. manufacturing industry and open pathways to increased American competitiveness. So what does clean energy manufacturing look like?
clean-energy  cleantech  advanced-manufacturing  energy  green-economy  this-week-314  Around-the-web 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
The Future Of Massachusetts' Offshore Wind Farm Is Uncertain - NPR
Officials in Massachusetts bet big on wind energy, sinking $113 million into a waterfront terminal designed to serve the new industry off the New England coast. But Cape Wind is all but dead.
wind-energy  regional-reports  new-england  Massachusetts  government-policy  clean-energy  this-week-304  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Governor Cuomo Announces $160 Million Investment in Clean Energy - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Funding Available to Build and Expand Solar and Wind Farms, Hydropower Plants and Fuel Cells to Develop Reliable and Cost-Effective Energy For Consumers
government-policy  economic-development-news  new-york  renewable-energy  energy  clean-energy  around-the-web 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Energy Department Takes Major Steps to Increase U.S. Energy Productivity and Manufacturing - Department of Energy
By advancing the development of innovative manufacturing technologies, investing in substantial energy efficiency upgrades at production plants across the country, and training American workers for the advanced manufacturing jobs of tomorrow, the Department of Energy is helping make America’s manufacturing sector even stronger in an intensely competitive global market.
energy  government-policy  public-private-partnerships  this-week-277  around-the-web  green-economy  clean-energy  sustainable-development 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Report: US Needs to Up Its Game in Race for Clean Energy Investment - Ideas Lab
US trails China and hasn’t topped global rankings since 2009. At stake are a host of benefits including domestic jobs and expanded market share in green technologies.
clean-energy  green-economy  fdi-usa  china  this-week-259  around-the-web 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Florida Power & Light Commissions Riviera Beach, Florida, Clean Energy Center - Area Development
Florida Power & Light Company commissioned its Riviera Beach, Florida, Next Generation Clean Energy Center. The company also announced plans for the construction of a new manatee education center that will be built on the energy center site.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  florida  south-atlantic  florida-power-and-light  clean-energy  energy  matt 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
SME Manufacturing Engineering Media Releases Trends Report - ThomasNet News
According to Manufacturing Engineering’s annual trends report, "2014: Manufacturing’s New Momentum," U.S. manufacturing sector is in midst of a technology renaissance that has the potential to bring manufacturing work back to North America for years.
this-week-254  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  technology  innovation  advanced-manufacturing  energy  clean-energy 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Michigan, Ohio Collaborate on Growth Opportunities for Clean Energy Manufacturing - MEDC
From manufacturing plants to office buildings to residential homes, the quest to reduce energy costs and waste has created a fast-growing demand to find ways to be more energy efficient.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  this-week-242  around-the-web  clean-energy  ohio  michigan  matt  green-manufacturing 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
NYSERDA, Skidmore College Team on Statewide Program to Create Energy Companies - Albany Business Review
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is partnering with Skidmore College to launch a new clean energy program to boost business investments in the industry.
this-week-239  around-the-web  matt  energy  new-york  clean-energy  economic-development  jobs 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Cyclone WHE And Precision CNS To Establish Lancaster, Ohio, Engine Manufacturing Center - Area Development Online
Cyclone Power Technologies Inc., a developer of the “all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine,” said its subsidiary Cyclone WHE LLC, and production partner Precision CNC LLC, signed a lease with The Windsor Company to establish a 16,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Lancaster, Ohio. The facility has production and assembly space capable of turning out at least 1,500 Cyclone engines per month.
manufacturing  ohio  clean-tech  economic-development  site-selection  matt  energy  clean-energy 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Canadas Innovative High-Tech Sectors - Area Development Online
Canada’s clean energy, ICT, life sciences, and advanced manufacturing sectors are clustered around seven vibrant metropolitan areas.
manufacturing  canada  advanced-manufacturing  high-tech  economic-development  site-selection  life-sciences  location-canada  matt  clean-energy 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
White House Targets Clean Energy Manufacturing to Boost U.S. Competitiveness - SSTI Weekly Digest
Last week the Obama administration launched a new Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative housed within the Department of Energy. The initiative will use public-private partnerships to drive an open-source, "smart" manufacturing network that will help U.S. clean energy manufacturing firms reduce costs, increase competitiveness, and boost productivity.
this-week-210  government-policy  around-the-web  green-economy  clean-energy 
april 2013 by areadevelopment
Google Explains Why The Future Of Energy Is Green - Forbes
Google isn’t investing billions into clean energy projects only to feel good and make employees happy. The company is doing it because the bottomline results are supported by data.
this-week-208  around-the-web  CSR  facility-planning  green-economy  sustainable-development  clean-energy 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Clean Energy Provider, SolarCity, To Open Las Vegas, Nevada Headquarters - Area Development Online
SolarCity, a provider of clean energy, plans to open its newest headquarters in the Las Vegas, Nevada, area, with plans to create hundreds of jobs in the next several years. The new location will initially house key administrative divisions, including portions of the company’s sales, asset management and customer care groups.
las-vegas  nevada  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  matt  headquarters  clean-energy 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Breaking Down Federal Investments in Clean Energy - The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
The United States has failed to create a comprehensive energy policy that provides robust and consistent support for innovation. Although the Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 stimulated public investments in energy innovation, many of these programs and incentives have since expired or concluded, leaving the energy innovation ecosystem underfunded and skewed towards supporting deployment incentives over technology R&D, demonstration, and manufacturing.
this-week-208  government-policy  around-the-web  green-economy  clean-energy 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Clean Energy And Economic Development Are Birds Of A Feather - Environmental Defense Fund
Clean energy policy and economic development go hand-in-hand because America needs growth sectors to reduce unemployment.
economic-development  environment  clean-energy  matt  around-the-web  innovation  workforce-development 
january 2013 by areadevelopment
Clean Energy Should be Invented in America, Made in America and Sold Around the World - Manufacturing Savvy
With the goal of helping the manufacturing sector get the resources it needs, the Energy Department invested $54 million in 13 projects.
renewable-energy  manufacturing  clean-energy  This-Week-182  around-the-web  Matt 
september 2012 by areadevelopment
Clean Energy Companies Are Powering Economic Recovery and Job Growth - The Energy Collective
A few years ago, Craig Winn launched a new company with two employees and a good idea: leverage the auto industry’s engineering prowess to improve solar manufacturing. Three years later, the Michigan-based company has hired nearly 50 workers and doubled its production capacity. The secret to its success is using precision techniques from car manufacturing to make the metal frames that hold solar panels. Business has been so good the company is opening a new plant in Ohio this year.
This-Week-180  cleantech  clean-energy  economic-recovery  jobs  green-economy  around-the-web  Matt  mat 
august 2012 by areadevelopment
California, Oregon, Massachusetts, Washington, and Colorado Lead the Nation in Clean-Energy Leadership - MarketWatch
Clean Edge's Third Annual State Clean Energy Index Provides Critical Benchmarking and Analysis of Dynamic U.S. Clean-Tech Landscape
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-week-170  STUDIES  ranking  clean-energy  green-economy 
may 2012 by areadevelopment
Albany: The Surprising Clean Economy Capital - The New Republic
What major metropolitan area hosts the greatest concentration of “clean” or “green” jobs in the country? Is it Boston? San Francisco? Denver? Nope. It’s Albany, N.Y.
green-economy  clean-energy  industry-reports  regional-reports  new-york  this-week-135  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
july 2011 by areadevelopment
Sizing the Clean Economy: A Green Jobs Assessment - Brookings Institution
The “green” or “clean” or low-carbon economy—defined as the sector of the economy that produces goods and services with an environmental benefit—remains at once a compelling aspiration and an enigma.
labor  industry-reports  clean-energy  green-economy  workforce-development  economy  this-week-134  around-the-web  twitterfeed  studies 
july 2011 by areadevelopment
Big Omaha Video Series: Aneesh Chopra, US Chief Technology Officer - Silicon Prairie News
Having Aneesh Chopra, US Chief Technology Officer, involved in this year's event was exciting, as it brought a new dimension to the individuals who have shared their ideas and insights with us over the past few years.
innovation  clean-energy  cleantech  high-tech  workforce-development  labor  healthcare  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
july 2011 by areadevelopment
The Corporate Sustainability Dilemma: Policy Or Pragmatism? -
While every forward-thinking company has certainly become aware that it’s good business to be more efficient, to create less waste, and to monitor energy usage and expenses closely, what’s going to drive real changes in behavior that lead to those ends: public policy from federal and local governments, or free-market innovation and pragmatic self-interest?
sustainable-development  clean-energy  facility-planning  research&development  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
july 2011 by areadevelopment
Clustering For Cleantech Innovation - The New Republic
Multi-party, multi-disciplinary partnerships and collaboration are central to high-velocity, 21st century innovation systems and for that reason the powerful mediating role of regions and regional industry clusters comes to the fore.
industry-clusters  clean-energy  cleantech  green-economy  innovation  this-week-132  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
june 2011 by areadevelopment
Clustering for Cleantech Innovation - Brookings Institution
Matt Stepp of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has a good post up now over at CommentVisions on speeding up the largely under-scaled, poorly structured world energy innovation system--a hobby-horse of ours here at the Metro Program.
industry-clusters  innovation-hubs  innovation  clean-energy  cleantech  green-economy  this-week-131  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
june 2011 by areadevelopment
The Clean-Tech Economy at the Base of the Pyramid - Harvard Business Review
The U.S. government should design incentives and policies that enable and encourage the nation's companies and entrepreneurs to incubate clean tech businesses first in emerging markets, fostering symbiotic technology commercialization relationships with the Chinese, Indians, and others.
green-economy  clean-energy  cleantech  energy-sustainable-development  industry-reports  this-week-129  around-the-web  twitterfeed  economic-development-news 
may 2011 by areadevelopment
Top Ten Smart Grid Projects Globally - CleanTechies
Currently, many countries around the world, worried about increased use of energy, are looking to implement a number of smart grid projects to decrease total energy consumption through energy efficient measures provided by smart grids.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-123  clean-energy  cleantech  smart-grid  energy  sustainable-development  business-globalization  government-policy 
april 2011 by areadevelopment
The Top Cleantech Countries -
Where are advances being made in clean energy technology? Judging by patent awards, only in a very small number of countries.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-109  clean-energy  green-economy  globalization 
december 2010 by areadevelopment

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