EnerBlu, Inc., a high-power energy-storage solution company focusing on electric transportation, PV hybrid microgrid, power grid and genset hybridization, announced on December 15th that it will be relocating to East Kentucky. They are building a lithium battery gigafactory, including manufacturing final products, at the Kentucky Enterprise Industrial Park in Pikeville, KY (on site of former Marion Branch coal mine). Here, they will employ up to 875 workers, including engineers, chemists, skilled workers, and those with advanced degrees. They are also relocating their corporate headquarters and R&D division to Lexington, where additional STEM and corporate jobs will be created.
(Left to Right – Mark Sanders – Vice President Summit Engineering, Matthew Satterwite – President of AEP, Mark McKenzie, Daniel Elliot CEO EneruBlu, Chuck Sexton – President/CEO OneEastKY, Mike Webber Executive Chairman EnerBlue, Duran Hall – President/Owner Maverick Insurance Agency, Brad Hall – Manager External Affairs, Colby Kirk – Project Manager OneEastKY)