Plug Power has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of its 407,000sq ft fuel cell manufacturing facility in Slingerlands.
The Vista Technology Park facility will boost the economy by creating more than 1,600 new jobs in the New York State Capital Region within the next five years. Plug currently employs 1,472 people in New York, making up nearly half of its 2,957 total US employees.
The company expects to create around 4,000 new jobs globally by the end of the year.
Plug’s manufacturing and service facility in Albany County will contribute to the state’s clean renewable energy goals and create good-paying green collar jobs in the 21st century clean energy economy.
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