European photo voltaic business picks West Valley for first US producing facility

GOODYEAR, AZ — A European technology corporation designs to open up a photo voltaic module production facility and deliver up to 500 work opportunities to Goodyear, the Arizona Commerce Authority declared Monday.

Switzerland-centered Meyer Burger Technologies AG signed a lease for its initially U.S. output web page for significant-efficiency solar modules at Goodyear Airport 85, a just lately completed 276,000-square-foot speculative creating found at 1685 S. Litchfield Street throughout from the Phoenix Goodyear Airport.

Meyer Burger said original creation capacity of the facility will be 400 megawatts will contain abilities to manufacture photo voltaic modules for household, business and industrial rooftop and utility-scale applications and will be operational by the conclude of 2022 with an original 250 production work.

At the final growth phase, Meyer Burger reported the facility will have additional than 500 manufacturing work opportunities at 1.5 gigawatt full capability.

Meyer Burger has not acquired any condition incentives to day. All ACA monetary courses are effectiveness-based mostly, but it would be qualified for funding via the Experienced Facility and Good quality Careers Tax Credit rating. Based mostly on the project parameters, the optimum volume Meyer Burger would be qualified for underneath the applications is $11 million, in accordance to ACA.

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