Schott Solar Selects Albuquerque For Manufacturing Plant

Albuquerque, New Mexico has been selected for a new, solar manufacturing plant which is expected to bring as many as 1,500 jobs to the city, in a win to build a 200,000 square foot manufacturing facility for SCHOTT Solar, Inc. According to Forest City Enterprises, the real estate developer involved in the deal, the plant will bring an initial 350 jobs, with as many as 1,500 jobs when complete. The plant will manufacture components for solar thermal receivers and photovoltaic panels. The new plant is being built as part of the the Mesa del Sol mixed use district.