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Solar Usage Now Moves Headquarters

August 16, 2011
The facility will include a training center to accommodate up to 50 people. 

Solar Usage Now, a division of Our Country Home Enterprises and the exclusive North American distributor for the S.U.N. Equinox solar heating system, moved its corporate headquarters to Hamilton, Ind., from Harlan, Ind.  The company plans to create at least 35 new jobs in the renewable energy industry over a three-year period.  The facility will include a training center to accommodate up to 50 people.  The national sales office will remain in Columbus, Ohio.

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. offered Solar Usage Now up to $200,000 in performance-based tax credits and up to $25,000 in training grants based on the company’s job-creation plans. Work One Northeast has offered pre-employment screening services and up to $50,000 in training grants for new hires. The town of Hamilton will provide additional incentives at the request of the Steuben County Economic Development Corp.

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