March 21, 2011 -- Solectria Renewables LLC, PV inverter manufacturer, expanded manufacturing capacity at its facility in Lawrence, MA to 800MW.
The celebration was attended by distinguished Commonwealth of Massachusetts officials including Niki Tsongas, Congresswoman, 5th District; Phil Giudice, Energy Undersecretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs; Mark Silvia, Commissioner, DOER; and Barry Finegold, State Senator.
"Solectria's expansion in Lawrence is creating clean energy jobs in our own backyard while promoting reliable, domestically produced sources of energy," said Congresswoman Niki Tsongas.
Since 2009, Solectria Renewables has increased its total number of employees by 195%, professional staff by 140% inclusive of engineering, customer service staff with technicians by 200%, and manufacturing jobs by 240%. The company makes a range of 1.8 to 500kW grid-tied inverters for 1kW to multi-MW photovoltaic (PV) systems.
"This expansion brings more good news to the Massachusetts clean energy sector. The Commonwealth congratulates Solectria Renewables for creating and maintaining local manufacturing and professional jobs," Energy Undersecretary for the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Phil Giudice, said. "With the Patrick Administration's unwavering support and the strongest framework for clean energy in the country, Massachusetts continues to emerge as a national center for clean energy technology development."
Solectria Renewables LLC is a US-based PV inverter, string combiner and web-based monitoring company for residential, commercial and utility-scale solar projects. To learn more about Solectria Renewables, visit http://www.solren.com.