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First Solar to open new factory in Mesa, Ariz.

Post Time:Mar 18,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:91

First Solar Inc., Tempe, Ariz.,will build its new U.S. manufacturing center in Mesa, Ariz., according to a March 17 release.The company will invest about $300 million in the factory, which will create approximately 600 jobs and will include four manufacturing lines with a capacity to produce more than 250 megawatts of advanced thin-film photovoltaic modules per year. The new factory, in combination with First Solar’s recently expanded facility in Perrysburg, Ohio, will increasethe company'sU.S. production capacity to more than 500MW per year.

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