June 17, 2014
Albany, NY

Statement from Governor Cuomo Regarding SolarCity Acquisition of Silevo

TOP Statement from Governor Cuomo Regarding...

The following statement is in regards to today's news that SolarCity Corporation, a clean energy company, will acquire Silevo, one of the first companies to invest in the Buffalo High-Tech Manufacturing Innovation Hub at RiverBend.

"Three years ago, few believed that we could bring the Buffalo economy roaring back to life. Today, a global leader in clean energy manufacturing announced potential plans to build one of the worlds largest solar panel production plants at Buffalos Riverbend site, where the abandoned Republic Steel Mill is being transformed by the Buffalo Billion. With todays news, it is truly a sunny day in Buffalo: the prospect of thousands of new solar energy jobs coming to the region, marking another landmark investment and economic game-changer taking place in the new Western New York."