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Wyoming Grows Technology and Innovation Assets

By Rachel Duran

Caption: Technology workers at a Cheyenne uplink facility. Photo: Cheyenne LEADS

With a population of a little more than 580,000 people, Wyoming’s economic development officials face challenges in terms of workforce numbers. Wyoming Grown is a workforce-related initiative to encourage former Wyoming residents and…

30 Sep 10:33 AM 0 Read More...

West North Central Midwest Improves

Interview by Rachel Duran

We are in a muddle through economy; one that is not getting better or worse.

Editor’s Note: This interview was conducted on Aug. 10, 2015. For the latest information in regard to the U.S. economic forecast, visit www.conference-board.org.

The economic story…

29 Sep 11:40 AM 0 Read More...

Manufacturing Day Events to Take Place Across the Country on October 2

On October 2, thousands of manufacturers across the country will provide a peek inside their operations. Manufacturing Day brings hundreds of thousands of middle school and high school students, and their teachers and parents together with the nation’s manufacturers. They participate in hands on and interactive experiences, as well…

28 Sep 2:57 PM 0 Read More...

Dynamic Wind Industry Expects Uncertainties

Caption: Aerial view of the National Wind Technology Center at the Renewable Energy Lab in Boulder, Colo. Photo: energy.gov/ and Dennis Schroeder/NREL)

By Rachel Duran

Will the failure to renew the PTC halt wind energy’s momentum?

Wind energy installments for the first half of 2015 equal more…

28 Aug 3:37 PM 0 Read More...

Wind Energy and the Logistics Sectors: Managing Risks for Success

Wind energy insiders say without the renewal of the federal Production Tax Credit, the industry will be forced off another cliff, similar to what happened when the credit expired at the end of 2012. The credit supports investments in renewable energy. For context, investments in wind farm installations dropped 92…

28 Aug 3:22 PM 0 Read More...