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Lion Electric’s 900,000 sq-ft Joliet manufacturing facility is the largest of its kind in the U.S. Its all-electric buses and trucks will bring clean air and a sustainable economy to communities across the nation. Watch Lion Electric’s video to learn more about this innovative facility and how Illinois’ mix of skilled workers, robust infrastructure, and a compelling vision for the future is putting the state at the forefront of the electric revolution.

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February 16, 2024
How Energy Powers Economic Development

Intersect Chair John Atkinson joined ComEd CEO Gil Quiniones and Chicagoland Chamber CEO and President Jack Lavin to discuss how energy helps attract and retain business in Illinois. Intersect Illinois Chair John Atkinson joined ComEd CEO Gil Quiniones and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Jack Lavin for a timely panel on how energy…

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February 14, 2024
How Illinois Helps Make Valentine’s Day Sweet

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without candy, and Illinois plays a big part in ensuring the holiday of love is as sweet as ever. The state has the second-largest candy economy in the U.S., while Chicago has long been known as the world’s Candy Capital. With its long history in candy making, Illinois continues to…

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February 8, 2024
Where Farm Fields Meet Technological Frontiers: Illinois is Leading the AgTech Revolution

In the heart of America, Illinois pioneers agricultural advancement and technological innovation, bridging two worlds for the betterment of humanity and progress in sustainability. As Intersect Illinois gears up to attend a pivotal pair of agribusiness conferences — the University of Illinois Research Park AgTech Summit (right here in our very own Champaign, Illinois!) and…

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