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Solar PV cell and panel manufacturing facility, US

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3rd February 2023

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
Solar PV cell and panel manufacturing facility.

Location
Enel is evaluating possible sites in the US for the new factory.

Project Owner/s
Enel North America, through its affiliate 3Sun USA.

Project Description
Enel plans to build one of the biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facilities in the US.

The facility is envisaged to produce bifacial heterojunction PV cells that capture more sunlight, as the cells can respond to light on the front and rear surfaces.

The facility is expected to initially produce about 3 GW and scale up to 6 GW of high-performance bifacial PV modules and cells a year.

Potential Job Creation
The project is expected to create up to 1 500 new direct jobs by 2025.

Capital Expenditure
Not stated.

Planned Start/End Date
Construction is expected to start in mid-2023, with the first panels available to the market by the end of 2024.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
None stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
Enel North America, email NorthAmericaMedia@enel.com.

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

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