05 Sep '11, 10am

Calisolar Will Create New Green Jobs in Mississippi

Calisolar Will Create New Green Jobs in Mississippi

Solar power is here to stay, and the announcement last week of a new $600 million solar silicon factory for Mississippi may take some of the sting out of the recent bankruptcy shocker from solar manufacturer Solyndra . The new factory will be built by Calisolar in Lowndes County and will generate about 1,000 jobs at the peak of its construction activity in addition to new green jobs at the completed facility. As a kickstarter for general economic development, the new plant could generate about $42 million in payroll locally and statewide. That all translates into new tax revenues but there is no such thing as a free lunch, and there is plenty of government help involved.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/09/calisolar-green-jobs-...

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