By the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development As the automotive sector builds toward a future that runs on electric power, Kentucky has moved quickly to stamp its place as a national leader in this burgeoning new market. Within the past seven months, the Commonwealth has announced the two largest economic development projects in its history, and […]
By Rachel Nix, Building Kentucky Cash flow can be difficult for local governments to navigate, but the City of Hazard has a new solution for aging infrastructure facilities. Hazard recently partnered with Trane to install solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays at Hazard City Hall and the Hal Rogers Center to save energy and money. Each solar array generates […]
Could the agriculture technology capital of the U.S. be in Appalachia? One Kentucky company has announced an international public-private partnership to create research programs and infrastructure in Morehead to make it the country’s AgriTech industry leader. AppHarvest, which is building one of the world’s largest controlled environment agriculture facilities, has partnered with the governments of […]
A grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) could cause a revolution in the energy industry led by one Louisville researcher. University of Louisville researcher Joshua Spurgeon received the $500,000 grant to continue his work in renewable energy. Spurgeon’s research in the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research in the J.B. Speed School of Engineering centers on […]
Rochester Dam making improvements to the barrier at the lock and public safety while striving to keep the historical dam intact.