Veeco awarded USD$800K; jobs to be created

David Bruns, senior vice president of Veeco’s solar operations stated: “Veeco will facilitate the development of this critical technology, creating green energy jobs.”

The funds were awarded by the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Office of Energy Security, provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support emerging renewable energy technology.

In total, the state of Minnesota awarded just over $4 million dollars in funding for the Emerging Renewable Energy Industries Grant Program. Veeco’s proposal was one of approximately nine selected by the Minnesota Department of Commerce Office of Energy Security.