Some large solar projects in New Mexico and Nevada top the list of green construction projects in this region. / First Solar
2015 Mountain Region Forecast
Tesla Corp.'s $5 billion "Gigafactory" leads the construction headlines, but there's a lot more, including $8 billion worth of projects are in Sin City’s construction pipeline, both on the Las Vegas Strip and in the suburbs. Phoenix enjoyed some massive population growth from 2012-2013, with over 71,000 new residents moving to the Valley of the Sun. Overall, electrical sales in the Mountain region is expected to grow by 5.5% in 2015.