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VOLUME -26 NUMBER 2
Publication Date: 02/1/2011
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Amonix Builds New CPV Solar Plant in Nevada
North Las Vegas, NV — Amonix, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar power systems, which broke ground on Oct. 28, is now well underway with construction of its 214,000-ft.
) manufacturing facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility will bring 278 green private sector clean energy jobs to Southern Nevada and, according to the Nevada Development Authority, will contribute $118 million in payroll and $12 million in taxes to the local economy in its first five years.
The company received a $5.8 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act competitive manufacturing tax credit, to open the new facility. The company has begun hiring area residents to fill management, technical and production jobs, and that 135 local construction workers will build out the facility over the next few months.
The company has installed its own Amonix 7700 solar power system as part of the facility's electrical power source — believed to be a first for a U.S. solar manufacturer. Amonix will use the facility to manufacture CPV solar power systems for installations in Nevada as well as for neighboring states.
Contact: Amonix, Inc., 4975 N. Pecos Rd., North Las Vegas, NV 89081-2649
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