“First Solar unveiled plans Wednesday to double its US manufacturing capability by building a new state-of-the-art factory in Ohio.
The $680 million investment by First Solar (FSLR), the only US-headquartered major manufacturer of solar panels, will be the company’s third factory in the Toledo area.
There clearly is a shortage of qualified workers. It is a concern of ours.”
First Solar said it believes this will be the largest fully integrated solar manufacturing complex in the world — outside of China. It will be capable of making one solar module every 2.8 seconds. And it will primarily supply America’s booming market for clean energy.”