CarbonCapture Inc. Secures Lease For World’s First DAC Manufacturing Facility

CarbonCapture Inc. Secures Lease For World’s First DAC Manufacturing Facility - Carbon Herald

CarbonCapture Inc., a frontrunner in American direct air capture (DAC) technology, known for its mass-producible modular systems, announced today the lease signing for its first manufacturing facility. 

This sizable facility, boasting 83,000 square feet of space, is situated in Mesa, Arizona. At peak capacity, the plant is expected to produce 4,000 units annually, translating to a carbon dioxide removal (CDR) capability of 2 million tons.

Following a comprehensive nationwide search, Mesa was selected due to its central positioning, access to clean energy sources, and a readily available skilled workforce. 

Pivotal to CarbonCapture‘s decision was the strong backing it received from various organizations, including the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Arizona Commerce Authority, Arizona State University, and Salt River Project. 

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The CarbonCapture DAC manufacturing facility will begin operations with 30 full-time employees, with projections for growth to 400 by 2029. It will join a prestigious roster of neighbors, including tech giants Apple, Google, Meta, and Amazon.

“We are proud CarbonCapture will establish this new manufacturing facility, the first-of-its-kind in the world, right here in Arizona,” said Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs. “The facility represents a significant milestone for Arizona, advancing our clean energy economy and creating skilled jobs to support Arizona’s rapidly-growing manufacturing industry.”

Upon completion in 2025, CarbonCapture’s pioneering manufacturing site will establish a model for the company’s future plants. 

This facility represents a landmark step towards CarbonCapture’s commitment to adaptable and scalable solutions within the DAC industry, pioneering the production of their innovative modular system designed for mass production and effortless installation across diverse locations throughout the United States. 

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By directly tackling the urgent need to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere, CarbonCapture’s advanced DAC technology not only supports national climate goals but also fosters advancements in the clean energy and manufacturing sectors.

Adrian Corless, CEO of CarbonCapture Inc., stated, “We’re excited that Arizona is joining California, Wyoming, and other states in the vanguard of the American DAC industry. Arizona’s vibrant innovation ecosystem and commitment to clean tech made it the ideal location for our manufacturing site.”

“As we grow out our team here, we’re committed to offering competitive wages along with comprehensive benefits packages for all full-time staff. Furthermore, we’re exploring partnerships with Mesa Community College and local high school trade programs to foster a variety of workforce training opportunities,” Corless said.

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