Toyota solar plant receives permit; Birmingham dental group secures $100 million investment; National list of women hospital execs includes 3 from Alabama; Austal constructing aircraft elevators

A $40 million solar project near the Toyota plant in Huntsville received a permit


Toyota’s Huntsville solar project receives building permit

A $40 million solar project near the Toyota plant in Huntsville received a permit. The collaboration among Huntsville Utilities, Toyota Alabama and Toyota Tsusho America will lead to more than 70% of Toyota Alabama’s power coming from solar energy.  – Bama Buzz

Birmingham dental group secures $100 million investment

HighFive Healthcare, a specialty dental partnership focused on endodontics and oral surgery and based in Birmingham, has closed a $100 million growth investment led by venture capital and growth equity investment firm Norwest. The company says the investment will help it continue growth across the Southeast.  – Cision

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National list of women hospital execs to know includes 3 from Alabama

Becker’s Hospital Review has named 177 women presidents and CEOs of hospitals to know, and three from Alabama are on the list. The Alabamians are Dawn Bulgarella, CEO of UAB Health System and CEO of UAB/Ascension St. Vincent’s Alliance; Brenda Carlisle, CEO of UAB Hospital; and Laura Grill, president and CEO for East Alabama Health. – Becker’s Hospital Review

Austal USA constructing aircraft elevators

Austal USA, based in Mobile, has started construction on aluminum aircraft elevators for two U.S. Navy Ford-class aircraft carriers. The elevators are scheduled to be completed in November 2024 and March 2025. – Austal USA

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