Norcross, Ga.-based Suniva recently opened the first solar factory in the Southeastern United States. The Atlanta-based manufacturing facility will create more than 100 permanent green jobs by year-end 2009 and more as it ramps into full production capacity in 2010.
Carpinteria, Calif.-based Clipper Windpower recently laid off 90 of the company's 830 employees. Many of the job losses occurred at the company's Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based turbine works.
Pittsburgh-based Emerson Process Management has received a contract from Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bismarck, N.D., to digitally automate Dry Fork Station, Gillette, Wyo. The new, 385MW coal-fired power plant is being built to meet the growing electricity demand of the cooperative members and is expected to be operational by 2011.
Business Briefs for the Week of Feb. 2, 2008
Norcross, Ga.-based Suniva recently opened the first solar factory in the Southeastern United States.