The state governor, Jose Guadalupe Osuna Millan, signed as witness the agreement establishing the installation of the first solar power plant in Mexico, Baja Sun Energy, which will be installed in the city of Mexicali, Baja California.
At a meeting held in Taipei, Taiwan, the state ruler subscribed to document formation of new partnership between the chairman of Arima, Steven Lee and the owner of Silicon Border, DJ Hill, the company will generate over 4240 direct jobs and 8,000 indirect in the region and will have an investment of over $560 million over the next four years.
The new company will use solar panels to be produced in it for the self-energy to be used in it, which is installed in the park for clean technologies Silicon Border, the capital of Baja California. In addition a solar power plant with initial production capacity of 10 and final 100 MW for export to the U.S. market. Workers in this new company will be trained in Arima Eco plant located in Taiwan.
“This is the best time to install a solar energy company in our state, because Mexicali is a city that has the largest number of sunny days per year in the world and we use this resource to generate renewable energy ; widely celebrated the installation of this new company that will generate many direct and indirect jobs benefiting hundreds of families Baja California, “said Osuna Millán.
He also said that for several months and working with investors of the company, pointing out the competitive advantages of settling in our state, specifically in Mexicali, it remains relevant to the talent that each year provide Baja California universities and the region’s infrastructure and labor peace in Baja California.
Baja Sun Energy is a company formed in partnership between Arima Eco Group (Taiwan), Silicon Border (USA-Mexico) and Grupo Maiz (Mexico). From November Arima Eco Group will be responsible for the installation of manufacturing lines for solar panels at the plant.
For his part, President of Arima Group, Steven Lee, said: “In the company we are very optimistic about this new adventure that expands the reach of our products to America, relies heavily on the experience of the people in Baja Sun and government We found the best support, since in our trips to Mexico were attended by the governor of Baja California and appreciate your presence at the closing of this deal, proving that actually supported our decision. “