$1 billion transporation investment would create 18,000 jobs in Virginia
December 02, 2010 6:54 PM
An annual $1 billion increase in state transportation construction would create more than 18,000 jobs and increase state economic output by $2.45 billion in Virginia, according to a study commissioned by the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance.
AES creates energy joint venture with Turkish company
December 01, 2010 7:08 PM
AES-Entek will develop and operate power generation projects
New national report pushes for more wind power
December 01, 2010 6:44 PM
About 6 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind projects have been proposed up and down the Atlantic Coast — the equivalent of about five coal-fired power plants.
Obama administration cancels oil and gas exploration off Virginia coast
December 01, 2010 6:06 PM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday that the Obama administration would stop plans for oil and gas drilling in the mid- and South Atlantic regions, as well as the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Columbia Retail Energy plans to enter Virginia market
November 30, 2010 6:26 PM
Before the end of the year, some residential and small commercial users of natural gas in Virginia will have another choice of a supplier.
Cabinet components manufacturer to consolidate in Martinsville
November 30, 2010 4:50 PM
Southern Finishing Co. Inc. plans to consolidate its Virginia and North Carolina operations in Martinsville, adding 67 jobs and saving 137 existing jobs.
U.S. home values fall
November 30, 2010 4:48 PM
U.S. home values fell 1.9 percent in the third quarter, while values fell 3.2 percent in the South Atlantic states, according to Freddie Mac.
SAIC receives NASA IT contract worth up to $321 million
November 30, 2010 6:38 AM
Science Applications International Corp. has received an IT contract from NASA worth up to $321 million.