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One of eight giant concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar systems being used as the sole power for the Amonix manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas, Nev.
Overview of the 214,000 square-foot Amonix manufacturing plant, which also includes some office space.
Amonix MegaModules CPV systems (foreground) waiting to be installed.
The North Las Vegas, Nev., factory currently employs more than 300 people. It also created 135 temporary construction jobs when it was being built.
The facility is expected have a $560 million economic impact on Southern Nevada, according to statistics from the Nevada Development Authority.
Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu (center) visiting the Amonix manufacturing facility in North Las Vegas, Nev.