First Solar Inc. Announces $1.1 Billion Alabama Solar Panel Plant

SourceIndustry Week
Date Published11/17/2022
Author NameRyan Secard
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name First Solar
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):700
Year reshoring announced:2022
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2025
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):1100
City reshored to:Lawrence County
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredsolar cells
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Government Incentives, Inflation Reduction Act, Biden
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