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New solar manufacturing plants coming to four states

Post Time:Mar 03,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:169

The Dow Chemical Co. announced on Feb. 3 that it has picked Midland, Mich., as the site for the first full-scale production facility for its Dow Powerhouse solar shingle, if the company obtains sufficient local, state, and federal funding. That became more likely on February 25, when the Michigan Economic Development Corp. awarded $61.3 million in tax credits over 15 years to Dow for a variety of projects, including the manufacturing plant. The proposed facility will produce solar shingles that can be integrated into rooftops with standard asphalt shingles, according to a March 3 Environmental-Expert.com report.

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