April 28, 2022

Viridos Awarded Cal Competes Grant, Bringing Investment of $75M to Imperial Valley

We are also thankful to the continued support from our partners across local and federal agencies, notably the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation. Viridos is committed to keeping California as the hub of its strategy by bringing low-carbon and algae-based sustainable heavy transportation fuels to the commercial marketplace...
April 19, 2022

Lars Carlstrom Announces Launch of Statevolt to Develop 54gWh Gigafactory in California

rs Carlstrom, the founder-CEO of Italvolt, has today announced the launch of a new company, Statevolt, which will construct a 54GWh Gigafactory in Imperial Valley, southern California with an expected CapEx of $4 billion.
April 5, 2022

IVEDC CEO Timothy Kelley becomes 2022 Chair for TeamCalifornia

TeamCA offers centralized information for doing business in California. IVEDC CEO Timothy Kelley will be working alongside TeamCA board members who share the commitment to attract and retain business in California.
February 3, 2022

California's Winter Salad Bowl

Did you know that the Imperial Valley, including Imperial County and part of Riverside County is known as California's "winter salad bowl?"
February 1, 2022

IVBRC Launches New Website

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January 24, 2022

California's Next Big Valley, "Lithium Valley," Powering Electric Car Future

Long a hub of geothermal power production, a forgotten backwater of Southern California known as the Salton Sea, is a bountiful reservoir of lithium, is being dubbed "Lithium Valley."