Salem welcomes Sanyo Solar

Sanyo Solar of Oregon starts production in Salem, bringing green jobs and an economic jolt.

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Gov. Ted Kulongoski and Salem Mayor Janet Taylor helped kick off the opening of Sanyo Solar of Oregon LLC’s new Salem plant, which already employs 100 workers and expects to have 200 by next year.

…State and city officials hope the arrival of Sanyo will usher in a new era for Salem as a location for renewable energy companies.

“This new investment is proof that focusing our efforts on clean technology and renewable energy, even in volatile economic times, is working and is the right strategy for Oregon’s economic future,” Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski told the crowd at the grand opening.

Read the full story at the Statesman Journal.

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