West Virginia state leaders joined the top executives of three companies to break ground on a project to build the future of American manufacturing on a foundation of clean energy. Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) will be the first company to locate on the site and will develop a state-of-the-art titanium melt facility. The new plant, Titanium Metals Corporation, Inc., (TIMET), will employ approximately 200 people and expects to use 100% renewable energy to manufacture titanium products for the aerospace and other industries.
BHE Renewables has selected ONE – Our Next Energy, Inc. – as its partner for large-scale battery storage. BHE Renewables is purchasing the land, home to a shuttered aluminum plant, from the West Virginia Economic Development Authority and will work with the West Virginia Economic Development Authority to bring additional businesses to the site to benefit from the prime manufacturing location and renewable energy infrastructure.
In addition, ONE announced that it will build a new Aries Grid factory on the site. The factory will bring an additional USD 22M in investment to the project and generate 105 more jobs. Scheduled to open in 2025.