“According to The New York Times, after the factory is complete, SolarCity will create 1,500 new jobs on site; an additional 1,500 new jobs are expected to be created among suppliers in the area. Under Buffalo Billion, SolarCity received $750 million in incentives in exchange for building a factory.
Governor Cuomo first announced the program in his 2012.” (read all about it)
Six years later, August 2, 2018, Tesla has (another) two years to bring 1,460 jobs to Buffalo. Can they do it? (read all about it).
Following guilty convictions for fraud in the program: “Ciminelli attorney left ‘speechless’ after guilty verdict in Buffalo Billion case”. (read all about it).