More energy jobs headed to Huntersville
by Staff Writer
Lime Energy announced this week it would move its operations to Kenton Place on Sam Furr Road by October after consolidating several of its departments.
“Lime Energy is excited to connect to the emerging energy hub in North Carolina,” John O’Rourke, president and CEO of Lime Energy, said in a news release. “Lime Energy has built a national platform that makes clean energy a reality for our government, commercial and utility customers.”
Lime Energy, which employs about 100 in the state already and 400 nationwide, works with companies to help reduce carbon footprints and energy consumption.
This is the second major energy firm to stake a claim in Huntersville.
ABB, which recently finished work on a 450-foot tower along N.C. 115, will bring 100 jobs to the area when the facility is competed in late 2012.
The cable manufacturer will produce several of the cables necessary for the so-called “smart grid” and other energy efficiency applications.