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Aug 10, 2023Economic Development First Solar to Invest Up to $1.1 Billion to Build Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility in Acadiana, Create Over 700 New Direct Jobs
First Solar, the largest solar energy manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere, announced it has selected Acadiana Regional Airport as the site of its fifth American manufacturing facility. The company said it will invest up to $1.1 billion in the facility, which will produce high-performance photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. The project is expected to be complete in the first half of 2026.
Aug 9, 2023Economic Development Acadiana Partners Announce 33-Acre Certified Site in Lafayette Parish
Today, Broussard Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) with One Acadiana (1A), and SLEMCO announced that a 33.4-acre site located in Lafayette Parish has been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program.
May 24, 2023Business Development Delta Biofuel Announces $100 Million Final Investment Decision for Renewable Fuel Facility in Jeanerette
Iberia Parish facility will convert sugarcane waste to fuel pellets. Delta Biofuel has announced a $100 million final investment decision for the construction and start up of a full-scale renewable fuel production facility in Iberia Parish that will convert sugarcane waste into feedstock for low-emissions energy generation.
May 16, 2023One Acadiana Reaccredited by the International Economic Development Council
Washington, DC – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announces that One Acadiana has once agai
Bringing Acadiana Together
It’s a place with an economic landscape as rich as its cultural roots. Acadiana has become a beacon for businesses both large and small, due in no small measure to the support provided by One Acadiana. Formerly Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, One Acadiana was built to give businesses a voice and to cultivate economic growth throughout the region.
When you become a member of One Acadiana, you’re allying with an organization dedicated to helping your business succeed—and the entire community thrive.