20th July 2024

Nextracker, a photo voltaic tracker and software program options firm, and Unimacts, a supplier of business manufacturing and provide chain options, have simply opened a Nextracker-dedicated manufacturing facility in Las Vegas. Owned and operated by Unimacts, the power will produce crucial metal elements solely for Nextracker utilized in ground-mount solar energy technology crops to primarily serve tasks in Nevada and southwestern states. That is Nextracker’s sixth public dedication of a brand new manufacturing facility since 2022 and the 15th facility it opened or expanded with key suppliers in the US in that point.

The Las Vegas facility options expanded manufacturing capability producing greater than 100 new jobs at the moment and over 200 anticipated by 2024. The plant consists of Unimacts manufacturing equipment and tools relocated from Mexico in addition to new tools.

Based on the Photo voltaic Power Industries Affiliation (SEIA), practically 200 GW of photo voltaic manufacturing capability have been introduced or expanded because the Inflation Discount Act handed final yr.

“By partnering with Unimacts on this new manufacturing line, we’re bringing again American manufacturing jobs and constructing out America’s power infrastructure to reinforce power safety and de-risk the availability chain,” says Dan Shugar, founder and CEO of Nextracker. “This plant will help our prospects with fast delivery and American-made merchandise.”

Nextracker has continued to spend money on photo voltaic manufacturing constructing out greater than 25 GW of annual home photo voltaic tracker capability with new devoted manufacturing strains introduced in Texas, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Tennessee and now in Nevada.

“Unimacts is worked up that our partnership with Nextracker will create new jobs and enhance the quantity of photo voltaic we are able to produce right here within the US,” says Matt Arnold, CEO of Unimacts. “With the Nextracker devoted line, we might be supporting gigawatts of utility-scale tasks yearly, powering houses and companies throughout the Southwest and at the same time as far east as Indiana and Kentucky.”

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