The Greater Dubuque Development Corporation received both Gold and Silver Excellence in Economic Development Awards for the 2016-2017 Annual Report and "You Can Make It In Greater Dubuque" promotional piece, respectively. The awards were presented by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at a ceremony on Tuesday, October 2 during the IEDC Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Congratulations to Emily Graves, Director of Communications, for her internationally recognized work.
On April 19, 2018, the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) annouced Alliant Energy’s Dubuque Solar Project earned the Envision Platinum rating for sustainable infrastructure. The award is the highest honor given by the organization. This is the first solar project to receive recognition of this level and the second project in Iowa to receive the Envision Platinum rating.
The project encompasses two solar fields in our community—a 5.9-acre brownfield site on 12th Street downtown and a 21.1-acre site in the Dubuque Industrial Center West, the largest solar garden in the state of Iowa. The annual output of the solar gardens is...
Opportunity Dubuque Takes Top Honors at Mid-America Economic Development
Dubuque, Iowa, December 6, 2017 - The Mid-America Economic Development Council (MAEDC) selected Opportunity Dubuque as the winner for the Workforce Development category at the 2017 Economic Development awards held December 4, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Kristin Dietzel, Vice President of Workforce Solutions, accepted the awards on behalf of Greater Dubuque Development and Northeast Iowa Community College. The awards are part of the annual Mid-America Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum held by MAEDC.
Opportunity Dubuque is an employer-driven job training model developed in response to local employers’...