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AEDG 2014

Alabama Economic Development Guide 2014

Browse the digital edition of the 2014 Alabama Economic Development Guide from the publishers of Business Alabama.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Cover blown on Algae Systems

Now we know: A low-profile, 5-year-old startup in Daphne called Algae Systems has been working on growing algae in big plastic bags floating in Mobile Bay using waste water. This was originally a NASA concept. Algae Systems can sell the harvested algae to make diesel and jet fuel, and the waste water is cleaned. – Gigaom.com

Is the world ready for Vodquila?

Alabama business owner Chander Arora and his family are introducing the world to Vodquila, a mix of vodka and tequila. It won an award at the International Wine and Spirit Competition. – NPR

Wind company blows out of town

Groups opposed to a proposed wind farm project in Cherokee and Etowah counties say the company behind the development has informed them that it will not be building a wind farm in Alabama. – AL.com

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Why I Cook at the P.O.

Why I Cook at the P.O.

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