German company plans solar factory in ABQ

A German company is opening a factory in the Albuquerque area that will manufacture solar energy equipment. Read more
Horrified Again

Cedar Crest, NM

#1 Jan 14, 2008
Wow, this is GREAT news! Those will be high-paying jobs. Maybe we will make stuff in this country in 20 years after all. People who cannot realistically get college degrees need middle class jobs they can do with their hands. Kudos to the politicians for working on this.

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Jan 14, 2008
I hope they will open a retail store as well at the mall, so I can give it to PNM!!!!!!!!!!
evil todd

United States

#3 Jan 14, 2008
Not all of this will be "high paying". The pay scale will very from the line workers who will be doing repetitive work all the way up to the salesmen and ceo's. And that is the great part of a company like this coming into town. It will hire hand fulls of people from all skill levels. Not just line workers and not just upper management types.
Pucker Factor

Albuquerque, NM

#4 Jan 14, 2008
Let's see what happens after his evil highness one gets done with this legislative session and his agenda before I get excited. Decidely NOT business friendly. It could just as easily be gone like a fart in the wind heading somewhere else. Hey Bill, just how much are we going to take it in the backside on taxes with this one???

Albuquerque, NM

#5 Jan 14, 2008
They they can move in to the vacant dirt right next to Tesla...

Albuquerque, NM

#6 Jan 14, 2008
This is definitely the type of industry we want to attract to our area.

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