Source – First Mode July 12, 2023 – First Mode announced construction today of their very first manufacturing facility in Seattle, Washington.
The 45,000-square-foot facility, located in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood, will “produce zero-emission powerplants and associated ground infrastructure for First Mode’s nuGen™ haulage solutions, which replace diesel engines in mining haul trucks and locomotives by retrofitting customer’s existing fleets with battery and hydrogen fuel cell solutions,” per First Mode’s announcement.
This facility will be one of the largest of its kind in Seattle. As a result of this investment, First Mode has been awarded the Evergreen Manufacturing Grant by the Washington State Department of Commerce. This grant aims to provide support for the construction of the factory.