How Samsung would find enough water, power if it puts $17B plant in Taylor

With Taylor the frontrunner for Samsung Electronic Co.’s $17 billion chipmaking plant, many wonder how the largely rural city would be able to support one of the most critical elements of semiconductor operations: utilities.

Semiconductor plants use an enormous amount of electricity and water every day, and the facilities run 24 hours a day, seven days a week. With a 6-million-square-foot chipmaking factory expected, Samsung has unique utility needs wherever it lands, and the tech giant’s plans…


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