Intel Plans $7B Investment in AZ
The factory will be in Chandler, Arizona, the company said, and over 10,000 people in the Arizona area will support the factory. Krzanich confirmed that the investment over the next three to four years would be to complete a previous plant, Fab 42, that was started and then left vacant.
Ducey's $1B University Plan Will Support Research and Innovation
This plan would support Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona in their efforts to expand R&D labs and facilities. The plan allows for three state universities to apply the sales tax revenue that they create to support up to $1 billion in bonding for research and development.
CDFA Releases 2017 Policy Agenda
CDFA is proud to release its 2017 Policy Agenda. Our agenda outlines numerous recommendations to some of the nation's most difficult development finance issues, and we hope that Congress and the Administration will use our recommendations as a roadmap to improvements in these areas. To read The Bond Buyer's overview, click here
Bill Introduced to Support Renewable Energy on Public Lands
The Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act, introduced in the US House, would streamline the permitting process for wind, solar and geothermal development on public lands and establish a process for revenue sharing.
AZ is a Prime Market for Solar Energy Projects
More than 100 solar facilities are operating or under construction in the state, according to SEIA data. This fits into Arizona's pledge to have 15 percent of energy generation be from renewables by 2025.