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Air Products (APD) Will Build $4.5B Blue Hydrogen Clean Energy Complex in Eastern Louisiana

Today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Air Products Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Seifi Ghasemi are announcing a $4.5 billion clean energy complex to be built in Louisiana that will make the state a leader in the United States (U.S.) clean energy transition. Air Products is a world-leading industrial gas company that produces and transports hydrogen and other essential industrial gases to many customer facilities in Louisiana, across the U.S. Gulf Coast and around the world.

Louisiana Governor Edwards and Air Products Announce Landmark U.S. $4.5 Billion Blue Hydrogen Clean Energy Complex in Eastern Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Air Products Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Seifi Ghasemi are announcing a $4.5 billion clean energy complex to be built in Louisiana that will make the state a leader in the United States (U.S.) clean energy transition. Air Products is a world-leading industrial gas company that produces and transports hydrogen and other essential industrial gases to many customer facilities in Louisiana, across the U.S. Gulf Coast and around the world.

Air Products Announces $4.5 Billion Blue Hydrogen Clean Energy Complex in Ascension

Baton Rouge, La. (October 14, 2021) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) joined Ascension Economic Development Corp, Gov. John Bel Edwards, and Air Products’ Chairman, President and CEO Seifi Ghasemi today in announcing the company will develop a $4.5 billion clean energy complex near Burnside in Ascension Parish.

There’s a disconnect between Capital Region job opportunities and what students are studying

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber released a “report card” today on an effort to connect LSU and Southern University students with local job opportunities and internships through the Handshake online platform.

BRAC Releases Progress Report on Handshake Partnership with LSU and Southern University

Baton Rouge, La. (October 13, 2021) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released a progress report on the organization’s partnership with LSU and Southern University to retain graduates in the region by connecting students to local career opportunities through the Handshake platform. The report card is available online at brac.org/research.

BRAC Releases Public Policy Commentary on CATS Performance and Future Goals

Baton Rouge, La. (October 12, 2021) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released a public policy commentary analyzing the Capital Area Transit System’s (CATS’) performance against published goals of its current millage cycle, and the agency’s plans for the upcoming renewal period. CATS’ 10.6-mill renewal will be on the November 13 ballot. The commentary is attached and available at brac.org/research.

BRAC wants input from businesses to help with 2022 economic forecast

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber launched its 2022 economic outlook survey Monday and is inviting business leaders from the Capital Region to participate.

BRAC Launches 2022 Economic Outlook Survey

Baton Rouge, La. (October 11, 2021) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today opened its 2022 economic outlook survey and invites the Capital Region business community to participate.

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