N.M. Attracts Solar Manufacturing Plant

March 4, 2008 By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN , Associated Press Writer in Technology / Business
N.M. Attracts Solar Manufacturing Plant (AP)
Gov. Bill Richardson, left, and Albuquerque Mayor Martin Chavez help break ground on Schott AG's solar equipment manufacturing plant in Albuquerque, N.M. on Monday, March 3, 2008. State and local officials are hoping the venture will spur more economic development in New Mexico and help the state become a leader in the renewable energy industry. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

(AP) -- An international manufacturer of solar energy equipment plans to turn a plot of desert real estate into its North American hub for production, giving New Mexico officials hope that the state can become a player in the renewable energy industry.

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