Henrietta to get new Plug Power Gigafactory

January 21, 2021

Fuel cell manufacturing company Plug Power Inc. announced this week that the company plans to open a gigafactory in Henrietta by mid-2021.

Plug Power, headquartered in Latham, near Albany, provides fuel cell products to replace lead-acid batteries in electric handling and industrial vehicles.

The $125 million facility will be located at 1025 John St. in Henrietta, which is separate from the Plug Power plant located within the Eastman Business Park. The gigafactory is expected to employ 377 people and will include up to 200,000 square feet.

According to a company spokeswoman, renovation work on the existing building is underway, with manufacturing expected to begin in mid-2021.

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