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Gov. Beshear announces Envision AESC's $2 billion investment in Kentucky, creating 2,000 new jobs

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Posted at 7:33 AM, Apr 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-13 12:22:39-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Governor Andy Beshear announced Envision AESC's $2 billion investment to build a new gigafactory in the Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green.

The 30GWh plant will create 2,000 new jobs in Kentucky, producing batteries for a growing number of electric vehicle manufacturers.

The investment cements Kentucky’s leading role in the automotive industry of the future, according to the governor’s office.

The plant will be approximately 3 million square feet and marks one of the state's largest economic projects.