EnerVenue Establishes Operations in Right to Work Kentucky

Right to Work Kentucky Economic Update

EnerVenue is establishing operations soon in Right to Work Shelby County, Kentucky. In order to make this possible, they are investing a total of $264 million toward the project. This will mean the addition of 450 new jobs for the area, showing how Right to Work laws encourage job growth.

From Area Development Magazine:

“As customer interest in EnerVenue’s storage technology soars, we’re excited to significantly scale battery production with our new state-of-the-art gigafactory in Shelby County. […] Following a nationwide vetting process, Kentucky emerged as the ideal fit to build our new facility. The state and county governments were committed to bringing manufacturing and clean energy jobs to the region, and we look forward to working with them as we build out operations.†[…]

“Our skilled workforce and communities working together to foster continued growth have made the economic momentum the commonwealth is experiencing possible. For a company like EnerVenue to come in, invest and create jobs in Shelby County is an exciting next step for our manufacturing and energy storage sectors. […] I want to thank the company’s leadership and the Shelby County community for making this project possible, and I look forward to the company’s success in Kentucky.†[…]

“EnerVenue has to be the largest employer to ever enter Shelby County, and the largest building at 1 million-square-feet. It’s historic.â€


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