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October 1, 2016, 1:10 PM EDT

Overcoming Drought

The Golden State is suffering through its fifth year of a crippling dry spell. The Governor of California declared a statewide drought emergency in January 2014. Less than a year later, over 95 percent of California’s agricultural sector was in the midst of severe, extreme, or exceptional drought. A University of California Davis study pegged the state’s drought-related economic loss at $2.7 billion for 2015.

In Focus

renogy

The Future of Clean Energy »

Renogy was launched in 2010 by then student, Yi Li. In the short time since its inception, this very consumer-friendly company has grown dramatically, and prides itself on providing new and innovative solar products to the market while taking the time to educate the public on the many benefits of using solar energy.

Renogy
allenergysolar

The Future of Green Energy »

Solar energy is rapidly becoming a mature, viable means of providing clean, green power for household, large and small business, government, commercial and even agricultural applications. There have been rapid advances in solar technology, and prices of products such as rooftop-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and solar systems continue to drop...

All Energy Solar
cityfontana

All Roads Lead to Fontana »

All roads lead to Fontana, and the city is open for business. Located in the Inland Empire, location is only one of its many assets. In addition, the city benefits from collaborative, forward-thinking leadership with a clear and united vision for the future.

City of Fontana, CA
poconomountainsedc

Poking Around the Poconos »

Commonly referred to as the Poconos, this mountain range lies in northeastern Pennsylvania. The wooded hills and valleys have long been a popular vacation destination lined with hotels and filled with a plethora of recreational opportunities. It is an area that sells itself, but the economic development organization is keen to continue as responsible stewards of the land with a goal to bring in mo

Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation
brenhamedc

Business Thrives in Central Texas »

Located in the heart of Texas, the city of Brenham is scenic and historic, a beautiful place to live and work. Brenham is home to many thriving businesses. The city’s convenient location, skilled workforce, and commitment to local businesses make it a great place to invest.

Brenham Economic Development Foundation
baywa

Delivering Renewable Energy Solutions »

BayWa r.e. is bringing renewable energy solutions to North America through its wholly owned subsidiary, BayWa r.e. Solar Projects. The company focuses on its customers’ needs to deliver tailor-made renewable energy projects from concept to reality, making it profitable for the customer over the long term.

BayWa r.e.
freshwaterfish

Delivering the Best from the Lakes »

When one thinks about Canada’s natural resources, what often comes to mind are hydroelectric power, iron ore, natural gas, petroleum, and timber. Certainly, all of these are valuable economic assets to this country…

Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation
att

Changing the Way Businesses Do Business »

Technology is progressing at an astounding rate—threatening to leave behind any company that cannot keep up. Business in Focus sat down with Kevin Leonard, Vice President of Alternate Channels, AT&T National Business, to learn more about the evolving communications landscape and how AT&T is helping customers stay one step ahead.

AT&T
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Overcoming Drought »

The Golden State is suffering through its fifth year of a crippling dry spell. The Governor of California declared a statewide drought emergency in January 2014. Less than a year later, over 95 percent of California’s agricultural sector was in the midst of severe, extreme, or exceptional drought. A University of California Davis study pegged the state’s drought-related economic loss at $2.

California’s Agricultural Industry Fights to Stay Ahead
VPSupply

Over 50 Years of Quality »

VP Supply Corporation in Rochester, NY is a premier supplier of parts to industries ranging from plumbing, heating and air conditioning, kitchens and baths to renewable energy. VP Supply Corporation was purchased in March of 1965 by Marv Miler and Elliot Curwin as a single location wholesale plumbing supplier. In 1987, it moved to its current headquarters in The Design Center in Henrietta New York

VP Supply Corp