29 Oct '14, 10am

Old Cigarette Factory to Become Solar and Wind Battery Plant

Old Cigarette Factory to Become Solar and Wind Battery Plant

Normally when a massive factory closes its doors an outlet mall or giant water park pops up in its place. But one former cigarette plant in Concord, North Carolina is turning into something completely unexpected. Swiss battery manufacturer Alveo announced plans to turn a 3.5 million square-foot cigarette factory into a facility that makes batteries for solar and wind farms.

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