Energy and Utilities

Gulf Oil Feeding Frenzy

Remember when the Exxon Valdez supertanker struck a reef in 1989 and spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound?...

Energen’s Third Act Gushes

When James McManus took over as the CEO of Energen Corp. in 2007, the company was on the brink of a transformation....

Wind Farm Turbulence Statewide

The winds of change are blowing across Alabama as renewable energy projects are proposed in Cherokee, Etowah and Baldwin counties. St. Clair...

Stars of Sustainability

Steve Richerson: Teaching & Talking Trash Amid the smell of sawdust and cotton candy at a fairground, a bearded man in...

Leading by Example

White-Spunner Construction Inc. has no problem taking the LEED when it comes to green building principles. “There’s just no down side, ”...

Transforming Big Industry Incentives for Small Biz

The Alabama Public Service Commission, in April, approved incentives that allow Alabama Power Co. to give small and medium-sized businesses a...

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Dog’s Nose Inspires Diabetes Detector

A new wearable device by AerBetic Inc. lets diabetics keep up with their blood-sugar levels.

Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.