SolarCity is expanding its Connecticut presence with a new 16,000 square foot operations center in Milford.

SolarCity’s Mike Brignano, Lee Keshishian, and Chris Scott, along with state Sen. Gayle Slossberg and Milford Mayor Ben Blake.

The Milford center is SolarCity’s second in the state, and the company expects approximately 100 people working from the location when fully staffed. They also have a facility in Rocky Hill.

The center creates new solar jobs and pushes the company’s total projected Connecticut workforce to more than 450.

With more than 30 staff already in place, the company is actively hiring for open positions in sales, installation and related roles.