Bringing approximately 300 new jobs to North Las Vegas, CPV designer and manufacturer, Amonix, has signed a lease for a 214,000 square foot facility. The company has revealed that the Pecos Road-based plant will employ local residents to fill the management, technical, and productions vacancies.
Shari L. Buck, mayor of the City of North Las Vegas said, “I’d like to thank all of our leaders in congress who made the Recovery Act a reality. This plant, made possible through public-private cooperation, will make a real difference to our community and families.”
Senate majority leader Harry Reid said, “Amonix offers the perfect example of how the Recovery Act is helping Nevada businesses and the clean energy industry expand and thrive. Nearly 300 Nevadans will find work in this developing industry that is diversifying our state’s economy so that we don’t fall victim to another economic downturn. I am pleased that Amonix has signed a lease and will be putting Nevadans to work this year.”
Amonix, which already has three solar power systems installed at separate locations in Nevada, plans to use the plant to manufacture systems for additional installations within the state and for export to neighboring states. A portion of the facility’s power will come from an Amonix 7700 system.
The manufacturing facility, which is expected to have an annual production capacity of 150MW at full capacity, will be up-and-running by the end of 2010.