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December 11th, 2006

San Jose selected as site of major solar plant

Nanosolar will open one of the world's largest solar cell manufacturing facilities in South San Jose by spring, placing the city at the forefront of an emerging technology.

Wooed by the mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and Santa Clara -- all of whom coveted Nanosolar's potential 200 to 300 jobs -- Chief Executive Martin Roscheisen said he was attracted to San Jose by its educated workforce, the city's experience in working with high-tech companies and its ability to streamline the permit process.


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