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Great News for Grundy County – $600,000 Awarded to Build Economic Resilience

The Grundy Economic Development Council (GEDC) and the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce are excited to have been awarded a US EDA grant to help nuclear host communities plan for and build more diverse, resilient economies. Many thanks to Grundy County for supporting the application and providing the 20% match. North Central Council of Governments will […]

Competitive Power Ventures

Construction progress continues at the CPV Three Rivers Energy Center. Large equipment was shipped up the Illinois River and offloaded near the Dresden locks. The $1.2 billion generating station is anticipated to be online in 2023.

2021 Summer Networking Lake Event

Nearly 125 GEDC supporters enjoyed a great evening of networking, good food, and boat rides. An important benefit of your GEDC investment is making important business and community contacts. Many thanks to the businesses, elected officials, and community leaders for your continued support of the GEDC and economic development in Grundy County.

Competitive Power Ventures announces 2020 Financial Closing

The GEDC is excited to announce that Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) reported its financial closing and construction began in late 2020 on its $1.3 billion 1,250 MW generating station in Goose Lake Township. The GEDC has been working with CPV since 2015 and is excited to see the project move forward.  To learn more about the […]

2020 Annual Dinner

The GEDC in conjunction with the Grundy County Chamber hosted its annual dinner on March 11, 2020.  There were several awards presented to businesses for their accomplishments and contributions to the Grundy County economy and community. Congratulations to this year’s winner.  The GEDC honored the following for their excellence in 2019: Business of the Year – Dibble Trucking […]

2019 Legislative Breakfast

Thank you to Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Senator Sue Rezin, Representatives Lindsay Parkhurst & David Welter, and Nick Allen representing Senator Toi Hutchinson for participating in this year’s legislative breakfast. A special thank you to Exelon and AT&T for sponsoring the event.

The GEDC and the Grundy County Chamber are seeking proposals for an Economic Diversification and Resiliency Plan for Grundy County. To learn more and to view the full RFP, click here. Submissions accepted via email until February 9, 2024 at 4 PM.